Auction 136, Lot 596

"Sara et Zebenic", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Croatia, Balkans

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.5 inches
12.2 x 8.9 cm

This tiny map covers the Dalmatian coastline with emphasis on the large fortifications at Zara (Zadar) and Sebnico (Sibenik), which during this period was a prosperous region of the Venetian Republic. 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: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/1/2011