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Auction 166, Lot 531

"Lithuania", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Eastern Europe, Lithuania

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 5.7 inches
20.1 x 14.5 cm
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Appealing small map covering the region of Lithuania, Kaliningrad, present-day Belarus, and parts of Latvia and Poland. Finely engraved to show cities, villages, rivers and forests and decorated with a title cartouche incorporating the distance scale. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1730:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression with light, scattered foxing that is almost entirely confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/14/2018