1630 – G. Mercator – Lithuania
Very detailed map covering the region of Lithuania, Poland and present-day of Belarus. French text on verso. Jan Cloppenburgh (publisher) – Pieter van den Keere (engraver) – Gerard Mercator (cartographer). Map comes from “Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes…,” published by “Petrus Kærius” signature is on the bottom right.
Cartographer: Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size: 27,4 x 21,1 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition, few very small cracks on margin, does not affect the map.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1630 and not a modern copy or reprint!