Auction 124, Lot 522

"Transylvania Sibenburgen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Romania and Hungary

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 15 inches
49.8 x 38.1 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. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a faint crease near the centerfold. There is a paper repair at the very edge of the bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/7/2008

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