Auction 116, Lot 623

"Principatus Transilvaniae in Quinque Nationes", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Romania

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This handsome map of the Transylvania region of Romania is boldly engraved to show the mountainous topography. The only major city shown is the fortified Hermannstadt (Sibiu), but there are hundreds of tiny villages located. The map is adorned with a large title cartouche decorated in a military theme.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and original color.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/20/2006

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