Auction 169, Lot 548

"Lithuania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Europe, Lithuania & Belarus

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 5.3 inches
18.3 x 13.5 cm

Charming small map covering the region of Lithuania and present-day Belarus. Finely engraved to show cities, villages, rivers and forests and decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1730:351.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title and page number enter the image at top.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2018