Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
17.7 x 14.6 inches
45 x 37.1 cm
Budapest is at the heart of this handsome map, with the Danube River flowing diagonally through the map. It covers most of present day Hungary, but also includes a bit of Austria with Vienna in the upper left corner. Richly engraved with mountains, cities and forests and a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #2800:1A.1.
Full original color with light color offsetting and minor toning.