Auction 159, Lot 434

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 14.5 inches
49 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 light toning and offsetting, and minor scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/14/2016