Auction 162, Lot 541


"Hungaria", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Hungary

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

7 x 5.9 inches
17.8 x 15 cm

Attractive small map covering most of present-day Hungary with Buda Ofen and Pest (Budapest) at center, but also including a bit of Austria with Vienna. The Danube River flows diagonally across the map. Richly engraved with mountains, cities and forests and a small title/scale cartouche. From the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. English text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #2800:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 4/26/2017