Auction 142, Lot 531

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Poland, Lithuania

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

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. An ornate title cartouche fills the Baltic Sea. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

Remargined at right with a portion of border expertly replaced in facsimile. Top margin has also been extended to accommodate framing. Cardinal directions written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 11/28/2012