Auction 129, Lot 601

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Poland and Lithuania

Period: 1608 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 6 inches
19.6 x 15.2 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. A large, strapwork title cartouche lies in the Baltic Sea. French text on verso plus an additional leaf with related text.

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Condition: B+

The marginal title at top is overprinted in the border and the right side margin is narrow at bottom, as issued.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009

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