Auction 169, Lot 545

"Hungaria", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Hungary

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 5.9 inches
17.5 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. Latin text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light toning and an impression that is weak at right.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 9/12/2018