1619 – G. Mercator – Russia cum Confinijs
Title: “Russia cum Confinijs”
An extremely decorative and historic map, showing Scandinavia, Russia, and the regions directly south of the Crimea. Enlarged inset of Russia Pars Amphisicata (Moscovia). European regions are shown, including: Prussia, Mazovia, Polonia, Lithuania, Livonia, Podolia, Moldavia, Przcopensis, Transylvania, Norvegia, Svecia, Boddia, and Lappia are labeled.
Cartographer: Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size: 51.3 x 41 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition, contemporary old coloured, brownish paper, small tear in lower middle fold restored. Reinforced margins and middle fold at the back of map (probably because it has been in frame before).
This is a genuine antique map published in 1619 and not a modern copy or reprint!