Auction 173, Lot 256

"Livonia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.9 inches
19.1 x 15 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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A nice impression on paper with a "Promanet" watermark and light toning along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title and page number were printed within the border at top.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 6/5/2019