Auction 153, Lot 552

"Transylvania Sibenburgen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15.1 inches
50 x 38.4 cm

Handsome chart of Transylvania, present-day parts of Hungary and Romania. There is nice detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers and towns. The elegant cartouche is topped with a crest and flanked with female figures. French text on verso, published between 1643-50.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #7700:2.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with attractive color on watermarked paper. There are faint creases in top corners and minor soiling.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 5/20/2015