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Auction 183, Lot 354

"Prussia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 5.9 inches
19.3 x 15 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. Latin text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with minor toning, a light dampstain in the bottom right blank margin, and the margin at top right has been trimmed close to neatline by the bookbinder.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 6/9/2021