Auction 148, Lot 498

"Livonia Petrus Kaerius Caelavit", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.3 inches
25.4 x 18.5 cm

Beautiful map of present-day Estonia, Latvia and part of Lithuania. Fully engraved to illustrate the forests, cities and villages. Larger cities, including Stockholm and Riga, are depicted with miniature castles. Embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere (Petrus Kaerius). French text on verso, published between 1630-36.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1710:353.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/19/2014