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