Auction 154, Lot 460

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic, Poland

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

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. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1720:1A.

Condition: B

A nice impression with full original color on watermarked paper. There is color offsetting, toning, and light scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2015