"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
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.
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.