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Auction 189, Lot 513

"Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae Parte", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 14 inches
46.2 x 35.6 cm
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This nice copper-engraved map details the course of the Danube and its tributaries across the northwestern Balkans with the political divisions of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Dalmatia. The title is enclosed in a strapwork title cartouche adjacent to three coats of arms, and the sea is stipple engraved with scroll lettering. German text on verso, published between 1644-58.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7601:1.2.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with minor toning along the centerfold and a bit of show-through of text on verso. There are small stains near the bottom corners of the map.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2022