1628 – G. Mercator – Lithuanie

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Title:                      “Lithuania”​

Description:
Very detailed and small map covering the region of Lithuania, Poland and present-day of Belarus. Finely engraved to show cities, villages, rivers and forests and decorated with a title cartouche incorporating the distance scale. Published by Jan Jansson in a French- language edition of “Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris à I. Hondio plurimis aeneis tabulis auctus et illustratus Amsterdam” in 1628.

Cartographer:     Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:           22,5 x 17,0 cm
Year:                     1628
Technique:           copper engraving

Condition:
Very good condition. Bottom left 3 cm restored tear.
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This is an original antique map published in 1628 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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