Auction 169, Lot 561

"Transylvania", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 5.5 inches
20.1 x 14 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. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7700:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression with minor toning and light, scattered foxing that is confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2018