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1651 – G. Mercator – Von Lithow

Title:                      “Lithuania”​

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 German- language edition of “Atlas Minor.”, the map was first published in 1607.

Cartographer:     Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)
Sheet size:           23 x 18.50 cm
Year:                     1651
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition, strong print and paper, small brownish area on the margin.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1651 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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