1633 – G. Mercator – Lithuania


Title:                      “LITHUANIA”​

One of the earliest map of Lithuania issued by Gerard Mercator – Jodocus Hondius, sixth French edition and 18th map’s edition. This is one of the maps which includes Gerhard Mercator name as the map maker.

Comes from the French edition atlas “Gerardi Mercatoris et I. Hondii Atlas ou Representation du Monde Universel, et des Parties d’icelui, faicte en Tables et Descriptions tres amples, et exactes: divisé en deux tomes. Edition nouvelle A Amsterdam chez Henry Hondius” published in Amsterdam, by H. Hondius, 1633.

Cartographer:   Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:           47,5 x 54,5 cm
Year:                     1633
Technique:         copper engraving

Good condition, original condition, no restorations. Paper with map maker’s watermark. Middle fold as issued. Few lightly brownish areas in margin.
This is an original antique map published in 1633 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


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