Auction 121, Lot 656

"Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1636 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 13.5 inches
47 x 34.3 cm

This attractive map of the Eastern Balkans is centered on Bulgaria and includes the Bosphorus and Constantinople. The Danube and its tributaries flow across the map. The title cartouche features the accoutrements of war, including sabers and arrows. English text on verso.


Condition: A

A nice impression on a clean sheet with some short, marginal tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/26/2007