Auction 157, Lot 559

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

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.3 x 14.1 inches
46.5 x 35.8 cm

This 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. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7601:1.2.

Condition: B

Full original color on watermarked paper with moderate toning and foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/4/2016

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