Rare Edition of Atlas Minor Map
"Rugia Insula ac Ducatus Accuratissime Descripta ab E. Lubino", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Rugen, Germany
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.9 x 6 inches
20.1 x 15.2 cm
This small map depicts the island of Rugen in the Baltic Sea. The map is filled with place names, and is adorned with a large compass rose and a decorative title cartouche. German text on verso. This map is very rare as it only appeared in the last two editions of Jansson's Atlas Minor in 1648-51.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #2192:352.1.
A nice impression with light, scattered foxing that is confined to the blank margins.