Auction 170, Lot 484

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.9 inches
19.8 x 15 cm

Delightful small map depicting present-day Poland and Lithuania. The map is fully engraved with rivers, lakes, forests and mountains and is filled with place names. An ornate title cartouche fills the Baltic Sea. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1720:351.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title and page number appear in the top border.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/14/2018