Auction 121, Lot 477

"Lithuania", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Lithuania

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 14.5 inches
43.7 x 36.8 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.

References:

Condition: B+

Lightly toned overall with one spot of foxing, nice original color.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/26/2007

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