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Auction 151, Lot 549

"Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae Parte", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 14.2 inches
46.7 x 36.1 cm

This nice copper-engraved map details the course of the Danube and its tributaries across the northwestern Balkans with the political divisions of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Dalmatia. The title is enclosed in a strapwork title cartouche, and the sea is stipple engraved with scroll lettering. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7601:1.1.

Condition: B+

A good impression with original margins, a hint of offsetting along the centerfold, and light, scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 11/19/2014