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Auction 191, Lot 591

"Transylvania Sibenburgen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Romania & Hungary

Period: 1642 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.1 inches
50.3 x 38.4 cm
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Handsome chart of Transylvania, present-day parts of Hungary and Romania. There is nice detail of forested areas, mountain ranges, rivers and towns. The elegant cartouche is topped with a crest and flanked with female figures. Dutch text on verso, published between 1642-64.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #7700:2.

Condition: A

A dark impression with full contemporary color on a bright sheet with wide margins and a large watermark of the god Atlas. There is printer's ink residue and a printer's crease adjacent to the centerfold at bottom.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/8/2023