Maps: 1624 - 1651
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.
c. 1630-32 Jan Cloppenburgh (publisher) - Pieter van den Keere (engraver) -  Abraham Ortelius (original cartographer):  "LITHUANIA," Amsterdam, in seven versions from "Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris
Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes...," published in many editions from 1628-52, although this Cloppenburgh edition may have been suppressed after 1636.
"MAGNI DVCATVS LITHVANIÆ," Amsterdam, 22 x 18.5 inches, in five versions by different publishers, identifiable by the "Sumptibus" (published
by)
just above the bottom left frameline. Compare with the  1680 and 1700 versions of the same map. The 1641 version is from "Nouveau Theatre du
Monde ou Nouvel Atlas comprenant Les Tables et Descriptions de toutes les Regions de la Terre."
c. 1638 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," Amsterdam, 44 x 52 cm.,
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 a reduced and re-oriented version in 1648 in
"Atlas Maior." The version from Harvard has Spanish text on the verso. See the 1662
version.
1649 Nicolas Nicholas Sanson Sanson (original
mapmaker?)
Philippe Briet, SJ (atlas author) : "LE
ROYAVME de POLOGNE," Paris, the version on the left
15 x 20 cm, the version on the right 48 x 19 cm, from
"Parallela Geographiae Veteris et Novae. Auctore
Philippo Brietio..."
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 Descriptio.," 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," 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, with maps by
numerous cartographers, as well as by Willem and Joan Blaeu. See similar maps on this page.
c. 1640 Jan Jansson:
"NOVISSIMA POLONIÆ
REGNI DESCRIPTIO."
Amsterdam, 21 x 17
inches.
From
www.raremaps.com/
Gerard Mercator - Hondius Family: "LIVONIA" on the map, "LIVONIA or LIEFLAND," on the page: three from the
1635 first edition of the Mercator- Hondius atlas  "Historia Mundi,"  and one from the 1637 second edition.  The map
is 15 x 20 cm and the translation to English was from the 1607 Mercator-Hondius "Atlas Minor."
1625 Gerard Mercator:  
"LITHUANIA," Paris, 5.5 x
8 inches, from his "Atlas
Minor," first published in
1607. Compare with
versions from 1620, 1648
and 1651 .
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 Hondius
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.
c. 1627 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.
c. 1640-44 Joan Blaeu: "LIVONIA, Vulgo Lyefland,"  Amsterdam, 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 1647-50 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.
See versions from 1620,
1625 and 1651.
From
ruggis on eBay  
1628 Sebastian Munster: "Landtafel
des Ungerlands / Polands / Reussen /
Littaw / Walachey und Bulgarey,"
from one of the last editions of
"Cosmographia oder Beschreibung
der gantzen Wellt," pubished in 40
editions 1544 - 1628.
From Old tTimes
Rare Antiquarian Books & Maps  
c. 1640 Matthaus
Merian:  "LIVONIA vulgo
Lyefland," Frankfurt, 14.5
x 11 inches, from Merian's
edition of Blaeu's map.
Note lower case "vulgo."

From www.raremaps.com
c. 1634 Gerard Mercator - Hondius Family: "LITHUANIA," Amsterdam, 5.7 x 7.9 inches. / 14.5 x 20.0 cm, in four
versions. First published in 1607, this map is also present on this site in 1620 and 1625 versions.
Gerard Mercator - Hondius Family (who reduced Mercator's original plate) - Michael
Sparke
(publisher): "Lithuania," London, with the page title "Dvkdome of Lithvania."
From Mercator's "Historia Mundi,” with 182 maps. The 1635 version was 29.80 × 19
cm; the 1637 version 18 x 13.5 cm.
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 First Edition
LIETUVOS DAILĖS FONDAS:
.ldfondas.lt
1635 T. Makowski (map-
maker)
-  Hessel Gerritsz  
(engraver) - Blaeu (publish-
er)
: "Magni Dvcatvs
Litvaniæ," Amsterdam.  
First time Makowski's
name is not on this map.
From the Lithuanian National
Museum: http://www.lnm.lt
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
c. 1636 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 Nicholas Sanson: "Polonia &
Lithuania Cum suis Palatin-
atibus," 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
c. 1650
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.org
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
Martynas Mažvydas
National Library of
Lithuania: www.lnb.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
Royal Danish Library:
www.kb.dk
www.swaen.com
LIETUVOS DAILĖS FONDAS: .
ldfondas.lt
babi_de on eBay
1637 Second Edition
www.polona.pl
1635 First Edition
National Library of
Latvia:http://data.lnb.lv
1635 First Edition
National Library of
Latvia:http://data.lnb.lv
1635 First Edition
www.raremaps.com
1636 Janssonius
www.raremaps.com
1636 Hondius
Royal Danish Library:
www.kb.dk
1650 Janssonius
OldLeaf on eBay
1638
www.swaen.com
1638
Unv. of Tartu:  
http://dspace.utlib.ee
1641
www.sanderusmaps.com
1641
Unv. of Tartu:  
http://dspace.utlib.ee
1642
www.nlib.ee
AK-26
The Wroblewski Library of the
Lithuanian Academy of
Sciences: elibrary.mab.lt/
National Library of Latvia:
http://data.lnb.lv
www.raremaps.com
www.raremaps.com
www.swaen.com
vau777 on eBay
Konnklijke Bibliotheek, The
Hague
Harvard Map Collection:
http://vc.lib.harvard.edu
1647
Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov
1651 Gerard Mercator: "Livonia," 23 x 18.5 cm, in two versions from a German-language
edition of "Atlas Minor," published by Hondius 57 years after Mercator's  death.
1651 Gerard Mercator (mapmaker) - Jan
Jansson
(publisher): "LITHUANIA,"  7.9 x
5.7 inches / 20.1 x 14.5 cm, in a
German- language edition of "Atlas
Minor." The map was first published
1607 -- see versions from 1620, 1625 and
1648.
From https://antique-maps.lt
odetowhitman on eBay
www.oldworldauctions.com
1633 Gerard Mercator:
"LITHVANIA," originally
engraved in Duisburg
1590 in Amsterdam. 43.5
cm x 37 cm, from Mer-
cator's “Atlas, sive Cosmo-
graphicae...” Hondius
reissued the atlas from
1604-34.
AK-05.
1641 Hondius
www.sanderusmaps.com
1637 Second Edition
www.davidrumsey.com
www.swaen.com
c. 1630-49 Hessel Gerritsz (engraver) - Willem Blaeu
(publisher)
: ""Magni Dvcatvs LITHVANIAE..."
LITHVANIAE," Amsterdam, blank verso, no "Der
Memel" label.
1634
www.antique-maps.lt
c. 1635
www.raremaps.com
Hessel Gerritsz (engraver) - Willem Blaeu (publisher,
under “Guilhelmus Janssoni")
: "MAGNI DVCATVS
LITHVANIAE," 28.9 x 29.3 inches, Amsterdam. 4-
sheet wall map (all maps have "1613" on the second
cartouche) from surveys prepared by
M. Strubicz, in
an updated/corrected plate with the label "Der Memel."
National Library of Estonia
via TheEuropeanLibrary.org
1631
www.beachmaps.com
1649 Giovanni da
Montecalerio
(Capuchin
prelate/publisher) -
"Gallus" (engraver):
"PROVINCIA POLONIÆ
Cum Confinys," Turin,
32 x 22 cm, from
"Chorographica descrip-
tion provinciarum…S.
Francisi Capucinorum”
(Atlas of the Capuchin
Order).
From gkrgrec on eBay
www.sanderusmaps.com
www.raremaps.com
c. 1650 Philipp Cluver:
"Veteris et Novae Regni
Poloniæ Magniq Ducatus
Lithu- aniæ." From
"Introductionis in
Universam Geograph-
icum." Published in
various sizes 1650 - c.
1750, and was  likely
engraved by Petrus
Bertius.
From
gkrgrec on eBay
www.davidrumsey.com
www.swaen.com
www.swaen.com
1630 Pieter van den Keere  (engraver) - Gerard
Mercator (cartographer) -  Jan Cloppenburgh
(publisher): "Livonia," Amsterdam, 10 x 7.3 inches /
19.0 x 25.3 cm, from "Atlas Minor."
Osher Map Library:
https://oshermaps.org
c. 1640
www.raremaps.com
www.swaen.com
www.swaen.com
1635 First Edition
aliakseia on eBay