Auction 170, Lot 544

"Transsylvania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 5.3 inches
17.5 x 13.5 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. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7700:351.

Condition: A

A crisp impression that is a little weak in the borders, on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title and page number are printed in the top border.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/14/2018