1628 – G. Mercator – Lithuanie
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
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition. Bottom left 3 cm restored tear.
This is an original antique map published in 1628 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!