Auction 124, Lot 438

"Prussia", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Poland, Lithuania

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

9.8 x 7 inches
24.9 x 17.8 cm

Delightful small map depicting present-day Poland and Lithuania. The map is fully engraved with rivers, lakes, forests and mountains and scores of place names. The Baltic is filled with a strapwork title cartouche and a moiré patterned sea. French text on verso.


Condition: A

There are a couple of short marginal tears, none affecting the map. A printer's crease at the bottom just enters the border. There is one faint rust spot in the map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/7/2008