1623 – G. Mercator – Lithuania

950 

Title:                      “LITHUANIA”​

Description:
One of the earliest gorgeous map of Lithuania issued by Gerard Mercator – Jodocus Hondius. This is one of the maps which includes Gerhard Marcator’s name as the map maker.  Comes from latin edition atlas – “Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura … Editio qvarta. Amsterodami, Iudoci Hondij An. D. 1623″ published in Amsterdam, by J. Hondius, 1623.

Cartographer:   Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:           43 x 54 cm
Year:                     1623
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Very good condition, original hand colouring. Paper with map maker’s watermark. Middle fold as issued.
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This is a genuine antique map published in 1623 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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