"Walachia Servia, Bulgaria, Romania", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Eastern Balkans
Period: 1628 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 13.7 inches
47 x 34.8 cm
This attractive map of the Eastern Balkans is centered on Bulgaria and includes the Bosphorus and Constantinople. The Danube and its tributaries flow across the map and are the focal point. It is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and a unique block-style distance scale in the opposite corner. French text on verso, published between 1628-33.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7602:1.1.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with full margins and a few minor extraneous creases.