Auction 142, Lot 547

"Sclavonia Croatia, Bosnia & Dalmatiae pars Maior", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1600 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 7.3 inches
26.9 x 18.5 cm

This detailed map follows the course of the Danube and its tributaries across the northwestern Balkans with the political divisions of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Dalmatia. The map features a large portrait of Rudolf II, the Holy Roman Emperor from 1576-1612. Engraved by Quad, with his initial "Q" at bottom right, as well as the imprint of Johan Bussemacher, who published several of Quad's works. German text on verso.


Condition: B+

Wide margins with light toning and minute worm holes in top blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 11/28/2012