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Subject: Eastern Europe
Date: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Condition Code: B
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Color: hand color
Size: 17.3 x 14.7 inches
44.0 x 37.4 cm
This is an early map of Lithuania and a portion of Poland and present-day Belarus from the Baltic Sea down to the juncture of the Bog and Dnieper Rivers. The map is detailed with pictorial illustrations of forests and cities, and adorned with a strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
Condition Description: Full original color on watermarked paper with toning, some color offsetting, and light scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.
Ref: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1730:1A.