Auction 125, Lot 637

"Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae Parte", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1609 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

Nice map details the course of the Danube and its tributaries across the northwestern Balkans with the political divisions of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Dalmatia. The title is enclosed in a strapwork title cartouche , and the sea is stipple engraved with scroll lettering. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

A good impression with nice original color on a strong sheet with wide original margins. There is a stain at the top and bottom margins, and a small amount of discoloration on the top centerfold.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/24/2008

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