Auction 145, Lot 595

"Walachia Servia, Bulgaria, Roman", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Balkans

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.8 inches
18.5 x 14.7 cm

Crisply engraved small map of the Eastern Balkans, centered on Bulgaria and including the Bosphorus and Constantinople. It is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

A nice impression with marginal soiling. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/12/2013

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