Auction 132, Lot 529

"Transylvania", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm

This handsome, small map of present-day Romania and part of Hungary is fully engraved to depict cities, towns, mountain ranges, forests and rivers and is adorned with a title cartouche that is draped in a grapevine. It was engraved by Peter vanden Keere (P. Kaerius) for Cloppenburgh's edition of the Atlas Minor.

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Condition: A

The blank margins have been reinforced, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/2/2010

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