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.
c1630-32 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.
Caspar Henneberger - Willem Blaeu: "PRVSSIÆ NOVA
TABVLÆ," Amsterdam. 39 x 48 cm / 19.5 x 15 inches,
from Blaeu's first atlas: "Atlantis Appendix..."
Compare with versions from 1584, 1593, 1640, 1645,
1665, 1681, 1690.
"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."
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," 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. The version from Harvard
has Spanish text on the verso. See the 1662 version.
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 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 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, with maps by
numerous cartographers, as well as by Willem and Joan Blaeu. See similar maps on this page.
c1640 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 .
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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.
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.
See versions from 1620,
1625 and 1651.
From
ruggis on eBay  
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 First Edition
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 Caspar Henneberger (cartographer) -  Jan (II) Jansson (publisher): "Prvssia Accvrate Descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi," Amsterdam, 19 x 15 inches. The 1647-50 version
is from "Toonneel des Aerdrycx, ofte nieuwe Atlas, ... W. & J. Blaeu. See versions from 1584, 1593, 1630, 1645, 1647, 1665, 1681, 1690.
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 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
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.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.
1630
www.davidrumsey.com
1634
www.raremaps.com
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 www.oldworldauctions.com
odetowhitman on eBay
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1633 Gerard Mercator:
"LITHVANIA," engraved
in Duisburg circa 1590,
printed in Amsterdam.
43.5 cm x 37 cm, from
Mercator's “Atlas, sive
Cosmographicae...” first
published 1595. Hondius
reissued the atlas from
1604-34.
AK-05.
1637 Gerhard Mercator
(mapmaker)
- Jodocus
Hondius
(original publisher)
- Michaell Sparke
(London
publisher):
"Prussia," 15 x
20 cm, from "Historia
mundi: or Mercator's
atlas," second edition.
From  
www.davidrumsey.com
1647-50
http://antique-maps.lt
1645
wkipedia
1645
wikipedia
1641 Hondius
www.sanderusmaps.com
1637 Second Edition
www.davidrumsey.com
www.swaen.com
1640
www.raremaps.com