Auction 122, Lot 604

"Transylvania Sibenburgen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Romania and Hungary

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.3 inches
50.8 x 38.9 cm

Handsome chart of Transylvania, present-day parts of Hungary and Romania. There is nice detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers and towns. The elegant cartouche is topped with a crest and flanked with female figures. Dutch text on verso.

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Condition: A+

A nice impression on a sheet with lovely original color. There is a nearly invisible spot of toning on the centerfold.

Estimate: $375 - $475

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/5/2007

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