Auction 121, Lot 478

"Livonia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.7 inches
19.1 x 14.5 cm

Beautiful map of present-day Estonia, Latvia and part of Lithuania. Fully engraved to illustrate the forests, cities and villages and embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. German text on the verso.


Condition: A

A superb impression on a sheet with a little show-through of the text on the verso. Faint spot in lower margin, well-away from the map.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/26/2007