1651 – G. Mercator – Von Lithow


Title:                      “Lithuania”​ & “Von Lithow”

Very detailed 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.

Comes from Johannes Janssonius German edition atlas “Atlas Minor, oder eine kurtze, doch gründtliche Beschreibung der gantzen Welt”, engraved by Pieter van den Keere, published in Amsterdam, 1651.

Cartographer:   Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:            23.3 x 17.7 cm
Year:                       1651
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition. One wormhole restored.

This is an original antique map published in 1651 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity


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