Auction 127, Lot 573

"Prussia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Poland and Lithuania

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.6 inches
19.1 x 14.2 cm

Delightful small map depicting present-day Poland and Lithuania. The map is fully engraved with rivers, lakes, forests and mountains and is filled with place names. The Baltic Sea is filled with an ornate title cartouche, sailing ships and a sea monster. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Pleasantly toned with a few spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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