Auction 145, Lot 575

"Prussia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Poland, Lithuania

Period: 1615 (circa)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 14.5 inches
48.8 x 36.8 cm

A handsome 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.

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Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with a printer's crease along centerfold at top and minor soiling. There are damp stains in blank margins that do not affect map.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/12/2013

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