Auction 170, Lot 483

"Livonia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm

Beautiful map of present-day Estonia, Latvia and part of Lithuania. Fully engraved to illustrate the forests, cities and villages and embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. Latin text on the verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1710:351.

Condition: A

A nice example on watermarked paper with minor toning. The alternate title and page number appear in the top border.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 11/14/2018