1650 – M. Merian – Livonia vulgo Lyefland
Title: “Livonia vulgo Lyefland”
Nice map of the Baltic Sea coast from Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Gotaland, and parts of Sweden (including Stockholm) and Finland (including Helsinki). The map includes a decorative cartouche, the coats of arms for Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Curland, Lithuania, Samogitia, Moscovia and Ingriae, along with a number of ships in the Baltic and Snus Finnicus.
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian (1593 – 1650)
Sheet size: 37,5 x 31,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition. Reinforced margins at the back of map (probably because it has been in frame before). Thin paper, narrow margins, centerfold as published.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1650 and not a modern copy or reprint!