Catalog Archive
Auction 174, Lot 565

"Transylvania, Sibenburgen", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication: Newer Atlas

Color: Black & White

16.9 x 13.3 inches
42.9 x 33.8 cm
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This handsome map of Transylvania shows parts of present-day Hungary and Romania. There is nice detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers, and towns. The elegant title cartouche is flanked with female figures and topped with a crest. German text on verso, published 1638-42.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7700:1A.3.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with printer's ink residue and light, scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/11/2019