1596 RARE map of Prussia. Now the Polish Baltic coast
With north oriented on the left. This very important and rare map is one of the earliest to show Prussia. The southern Baltic Sea coast region is the main focus showing cities Danzig (Gdansk ) and Konnigsberg (Kaliningrad ) and the Lithuanian coast. Excellent condition. 1596, (RARE EDITION) ‘Europae Totius Orbis Terrarum Partis Praestantissimae by Matthias Quad. (Geographer, humanist and engraver). Published in Cologne by Lambert Andreas. Quad established Cologne, as a center for map making in Germany at the time. Copperplate engraved. Measures 14″ x 10 1/4″.
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