Hungary; Mercator / Hondius - Hungaria - 1610

Description
Hungary; Mercator / Hondius - Hungaria - 1610
Decorative card

Condition: good. Paper has some tanning. Sufficient margins, narrow bottom margin. Verso: Latin text. Hand-coloured.

Beautiful copper engraving from an atlas from 1610 of Hungary.

Attractive small map covering most of present-day Hungary with Buda Ofen and Pest (Budapest) at centre, but also including a bit of Austria with Vienna. The Danube River flows diagonally across the map. Richly engraved with mountains, cities and forests and a small title/scale cartouche. Latin text on verso.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Hungary
Map maker/ publisher
Mercator / Hondius
Map/ Book title
Hungaria
Period
1610
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Decorative card
Size of the largest image
15×17 cm
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