Auction 169, Lot 530

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.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 9/12/2018