Auction 123, Lot 595

"Transylvania, Sibenburgen", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Romania

Period: 1638 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17 x 13.5 inches
43.2 x 34.3 cm

A handsome chart of Transylvania, including present-day parts of Hungary and Romania. There is lovely pictorial detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers and towns. It is adorned by a beautiful cartouche with a coat of arms and flanked by female figures. French text on verso.


Condition: B

A strong impression with original color. The map has some uneven toning, a crease reinforced with tissue on the verso, a few minute cracks, holes, and a tiny hole on the left upper border.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 2/20/2008