1619 – G. Mercator – Lithuania


Title:                      “LITHUANIA”​

One of the earliest map of Lithuania issued by Gerard Mercator – Jodocus Hondius, third French edition and 11th map’s edition. This is one of the maps which includes Gerhard Mercator name as the map maker.

Comes from the French edition atlas “Gerardi Mercatoris et I. Hondii Atlas ou Representation du Monde Universel, et des Parties d’icelui, faicte en Tables et Descriptions tres amples, et exactes: divisé en deux tomes. Edition nouvelle A Amsterdam chez Henry Hondius” published in Amsterdam, by H. Hondius, 1619.

Cartographer:   Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:           46,7 x 55,9 cm
Year:                     1619
Technique:         copper engraving

Good condition. Paper with map maker’s watermark. Middle fold as issued. Beautiful hand coloring.
This is an original antique map published in 1619 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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