Auction 159, Lot 530

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

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 14.1 inches
46.5 x 35.8 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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: B

A crisp impression with original color and moderate toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 9/14/2016