Auction 162, Lot 556


"Transylvania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 5.2 inches
17.5 x 13.2 cm

This handsome, small map of present-day Romania and part of Hungary is fully engraved to depict cities, towns, mountain ranges, forests and rivers and is adorned with a strapwork title 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) #7700:351.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $95


Closed on 4/26/2017