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Auction 174, Lot 431

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 6 inches
19.6 x 15.2 cm
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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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

The impression is a bit weak in a few spots and there is light toning along the edges of the sheet. Professionally remargined at bottom to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/11/2019