Auction 139, Lot 517

"Transsylvania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 6 inches
19.8 x 15.2 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 strapwork title cartouche. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins, as well as a note written in old ink in right blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 2/15/2012