Maps: 1624 - 1650
1627 John Speed: "A
NEWE MAPE OF
POLAND." Possibly from
his "A Prospect of the
Most Famous Parts of
the World," first
published by George
Humble in 1627.
From
cichecki.net/bebeln0
1628 Gerard Mercator:
"LITHVANIA," 16 1/2 x
14 1/2 inches / 420 x
370 mm, from one of
the last unaltered
editions of Mercator's
atlas -- the 1628 French
edition.
c1630-32 Jan Cloppenburgh (publisher) - Pieter van den Keere (engraver) -  Gerard Mercator (cartographer):  'LITHUANIA," in five versions from "Atlas Minor Gerardi
Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes...," 11 x 8.5 inches, published 1628-52. "Petrus Kærius" signature is on the bottom right.
1633 Gerard Mercator:
"LITHVANIA," engraved
in Duisburg circa 1590,
printed in Amsterdam
1633. 43.5 cm x 37 cm.  
Mercator's 3-volume
“Atlas, sive Cosmo-
graphicae...” was first
published 1595. Hondius
reissued the atlas from
1604-34.
AK-05.
1634 Willem Blaeu:
"PRVSSIÆ NOVA
TABVLÆ" Amsterdam.
19.5 x 15 inches. Also a
DETAIL image.
From www.raremaps.com
Johannes Janssonius "MAGNI DVCATVS LITHVANIÆ," Amsterdam, 22 x 18.5 inches, in two versions published
c1636
, along with a 1640 and a 1650 version. Compare with the  1680 and 1699 versions of the same map.
c1638 Matthaus Merian: "Magni Dvcatvs LITHVANIÆ
...," Frankfurt, 12.75 x 14.5 inches. Compare with 1650
version, and Blaeu''s of 1648. North is on the right.
1646 Speed - Pieter van
den Keere (engraver):
"POLONIA," London, 8.6
x 12.3 cm.  
From
www.robertfrew.com
1647 Abraham Ortelius:
"PRVSSIÆ DESCRIP."
Venice, from Pietro
Querini's 1647 edition of
Abraham Ortelius'   
"Theatro del Mondo."
1648 Willem Blaeu: "MAGNI DVCATVS
LITHVANIÆ," dedicated to the Radziwils,
Lithuanians who ordered
Maciej Strubicz
to map the area in 1584-95. In 1613
Johannes Jansonnius published a Hessel
Gerritsz- engraved copy of that map; Blaeu
copied/published it in 1648. See the 1662
version.
From Konnklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague
1649 Philippe Briet: "LE ROYAVME DE
POLOGNE," Paris, 15 x 20 cm, from
"Parallela Geographiae Veteris et Novae.
Auctore Philippo Brietio..."
From
www.davidrumsey.com
1630 Johannes
Janssonius: "Livonia,"
Amsterdam, 18 x 14
cm, from
Mercator's  
"Atlas Minor."
From
www.nlib.ee
1638 - 1647 versions of Johannes Janssonius: "NOVA TOTIVS LIVONIÆ accurata Defcriptio.," Amsterdam, 20.5 x 15.5 inches / 50 x 37 cm, from "Nouveau theatre du mode ou nouvel atlas," published 1638
simultaneously by both Henricus Hondius and Johannes Janssonius II as a total reworking of the Mercator-Hondius atlas.
1630 Gerard Mercator's 1627 map, reissued by Hondius Family: "LIVONIA,"
Amsterdam, 47 x 36 cm / 18 x 14 inches, in two colored and one uncolored versions.
"Henrici Hondij 1627" is in the lower right corner, above the frame line.
1628 Gerard Mercator  - Hondius Family: "LIVONIA SIVE
LIEFLAND," Amsterdam. From Mercator's "Atlas Minor,"
as issued by Hondius.
Joan Blaeu: "LIVONIA, Vulgo Lyefland," Amsterdam, in three versions from his "Atlas
Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive, Atlas Novus," published 1630 - 1655 in six volumes.
c1640 Jan Jansson:
"NOVISSIMA POLONIÆ
REGNI DESCRIPTIO."
Amsterdam, 21 x 17
inches.
From
www.raremaps.com/
1635 Gerard Mercator - Hondius Family: "LIVONIA or LIEFLAND," from the Mercator-Hondius atlas  
"Historia Mundi," the first English edition, in three versions.
 
1625 Gerard Mercator:  
"LITHUANIA," Paris, 5.5 x
8 inches, from his "Atlas
Minor," first published in
1607. Compare with
1620 versions.
From cesgia,
Beach Antique Maps & Prints on
eBay
1630 Guillaume Le Vasseur de Beauplan: "Nova totius
REGNI POLONIAE, Magniq. Ducatus LITHUANIÆ...,"
Amsterdam, 51.5 x 39.5 cm, in two versions.
1638
www.raremaps.com
1636
Wroblewski Library of the
Lithuanian Academy of
Sciences: elibrary.mab.lt
1625 Hondius Family - Gerard Mercator: "LIVONIA," London, 7.4 x 5.9 inches / 152 x 190 mm in four versions, and the full
page of the fourth image. From the 1625-26 edition of the travels of cleric Samuel Purchas' "Purchas: His Pilgrimes." On a 13 x
9 inch sheet with English text, front and back.

c1627 Gerard Mercator: "LIVONIA," Amsterdam, 18 x 14 inches /36.5 x 46.5 cm., in four versions. This map, first
issued with a different cartouche in 1595, from "Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae...," was later
reissued by Hondius in Amsterdam in 1630, with a date of 1627 and Hondius' name  in the lower right corner.
1630 Pieter van den Keere
(engraver)
,  Gerard
Mercator (cartographer),
Jan Cloppenburgh
(publisher): "LIVONIA," 10
x 7.3 inches. From "Atlas
Minor."
From  the National
Library of Estonia via
TheEuropeanLibrary.org
c1640 Joan Blaeu: "LIVONIA, Vulgo Lyefland,"  Amsterdam, in three versions, 19.5 x
15.1 inches / 38.5 x 50 cm, from volume I of  "Atlas Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive,
Atlas Novus." Compare with the 1648 versions below.

1650 Daniel de La Feuille:
"La Livonie," Amsterdam,
160 x223 mm. F
rom
National Library of Latvia:
http://data.lnb.lv/nba05/
kartes/frame.htm
1645 Willem Blaeu: "Magni Ducatus
Lithuaniæ," Amsterdam, 29.4 x 41.3
inches /74.6 x 105.0 cm. Engraved by
Hessel Gerritsz, this was originally a
Radvilas commission, with added river
maps by Tomasz  Makowski.
From
www.swaen.com
1648 Janssonius Family:
"LITHUANIA," Amster-
dam, image 7.9 x 5.7
inches, from a reissue of
the Mercator-Hondius "
Atlas Minor" re-engraved
by Pieter van den Keere.
From ruggis on eBay  
1625 Willem Blaeu:
"Ryghsche Bodem" Am-
sterdam, from his "Het
Licht der Zeevaert"
(Atlas
of the Seas)
. North is on
the left, as is Reval
(Talinn), Riga is at the
top, and Memel on the far
right.
From the Unv. of Tartu:  
http://dspace.utlib.ee/dspace
1628 Sebastian Munster: "Landtafel des Unger-
lands / Polands / Reussen / Littaw / Walachey
und Bulgarey," from one of the last editions of
"Cosmographia oder Beschreibung der gantzen
Wellt," pubished in 40 editions between 1544
and 1628. Also four
DETAIL images. From Old
tTimes Rare Antiquarian Books & Maps  
c1640 Matthaus Merian:  
"Livonia vulgo Lyefland,"
Frankfurt, 14.5 x 11
inches, from Merian's
edition of Blaeu's map.
From www.raremaps.com
c1634 Gerard Mercator - Hondius Family: "Lithuania," Amsterdam, 5.7 x 7.9 inches. / 14.5 x 20.0
cm, in three versions. First published in 1607, this map is present on this site in 1620 and 1625
versions.
Gerard Mercator - Hondius Family: "Lithuania (with the page title
"Dvkdome of Lithvania), London, the 1635 version 29.80 × 19 cm;
the 1637 version 18 x 13.5 cm, published by Michaell Sparke.
1650 Matthaus Merian: "Magni Dvcatvs
LITHVANIÆ," Amsterdam, 39 x 32 cm.,
oriented with compass north on the right.
Compare with the original basis for this
map: the Blaeu-drawn, Hessel-Gerritsz-
engraved, north at the top, 1613 map.
Compare also with Merian's 1638 version
published in Frankfurt, and Blaeu's 1648
and 1662 versions.
From
www.senizemelepiai.lt
1635
LIETUVOS DAILĖS FONDAS:
.ldfondas.lt
1635 T. Makowski (map-
maker)
-  Hessel Gerritsz  
(engraver) - Blaeu (publish-
er)
: "Magni Dvcatvs
Litvan- iæ," Amsterdam.  
First time Makowski's
name is not on this map.
From the Lithuanian National
Museum: http://www.lnm.lt
1640 Jan (II) Jansson:
"Prvssia Accvrate
Descripta a Gasparo
Henneberg Erlichensi,"
Amsterdam, 19 x 15
inches.
From
www.raremaps.com
1650 Matthaus Merian (engraver/publisher): "Livonia vulgo Lyefland," Frankfurt,
15.0 x 19.4 inches, in two versions based on a map by Willem Blaeu
.
1625 Samuel
Purchas
(publisher)
-  Jodocus Hondius
(engraver):
"LITHUANIA,"
based on Hondius'
c1610 map.
From "Purchas
His Pilgrims,"
a travellogue.
From
www.raremaps.com
c1636 Gerard Mercator -  Jan Jansson:
"Livoniæ et Curlandiæ Descriptio."
Amsterdam, 36.5  x 47 cm / 14.4 x 18.5
inches, in an apparently unrecorded Third
State of Mercator's original map, first
published in the "Atlantis Pars Altera'" in
1595. In the second state Mercator's
imprint of Mercator is retained but
"Amstelodami, Sumptibus Henrici Hondii.
1627" was added in the lower right corner.
The heavy stippling of the sea has been
removed in this 3rd state, perhaps to make
it acceptable for the new "Atlas Novus"
From www.caburden.com
1648 Nicolas Sanson: "Polonia &
Lithuania Cum suis Palatinatibus,"
32.4 x 23.2 cm.
From cesgia - Old Times
Rare Books and Maps - on eBay
1648 P.M. Sanson - A. Peyrounin
(engraver): Estats de la Couronne de
Pologne," Paris, 19 x 26 cm, published
1648 to 1657 in "L'Europe," Sanson's first
atlas.
From www.davidrumsey.com
1648
DSpace at the Univ. of Tartu:
http://dspace.utlib.
ee/dspace
1648
DSpace at the Univ. of
Tartu: http://dspace.utlib.
ee/dspace
c1650
www.libreriaperini.com
www.oldworldauctions.com
The National Library of
Latvia: http://data.lnb.lv
The National Library of
Latvia: http://data.lnb.lv
www.raremaps.com
National Library of Latvia via
the European Library.or
g
www.raremaps.com
www.raremaps.com
www.sanderusmaps.com
www.swaen.com
Unv. of Tartu:  http://dspace.
utlib.ee/dspace
Bibliotheque nationale de
France: www.gallica.bnf.fr
www.polona.pl
National Library of
Lithuania: lnm.lt;
old-leaf on eBay
international.art.antique.
gallery
www.OldWorldAuctions.com
LIETUVOS DAILĖS FONDAS:
www.ldfondas.lt
www.jpmaps.co.uk
www.raremaps.com
Unv. of Tartu:  http://dspace.
utlib.ee
www.swaen.com
LIETUVOS DAILĖS FONDAS: .
ldfondas.lt
babi_de on eBay
1637
www.polona.pl
National Library of Latvia:http:
//data.lnb.lv
National Library of Latvia:http://data.lnb.lv
www.raremaps.com
1636
www.raremaps.com
1640
1650
OldLeaf on eBay
1638
www.swaen.com
1638
Unv. of Tartu:  http://dspace.
utlib.ee
1639
www.swaen.com
1641
Unv. of Tartu:  http://dspace.
utlib.ee
1642
www.nlib.ee
1647
www.swaen.com
AK-26
The Wroblewski Library of the
Lithuanian Academy of
Sciences: elibrary.mab.lt/
National Library of Latvia: http:
//data.lnb.lv
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www.swaen.com
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