Auction 136, Lot 590

"Transilvania", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Romania

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.8 inches
12.7 x 9.7 cm

This little map is centered on Michelsberg (Cisnadioara) in the historical region of Transylvania in central Romania. It was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: B+

Some soil and minor repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/1/2011