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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : Riga
Date: 1558      Size: 7 x 10 inches
Published: Basle
Description: A panorama of the Latvian city Riga with descriptive text on lower half and an inset image of a woman holding a rose. From Munster's, 'Cosmographia'.
Map Ref: RUS2383
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Pomeraniae Wandalicae Regionis, Livoniae Nova Descriptio and Ducatus Oswieczensis et Zatoriensis Descriptio
Date: 1598      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Three maps on one sheet showing the Baltic States, Pomerania and the Dukedom of Oswienczensis in Southern Poland. Original colour.
Map Ref: RUS2381
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Descriptio Livoniae
Date: 1616      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: A hand coloured miniature map of the Baltic States.
Map Ref: RUS2173
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Livonia
Date: 1625      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of the Baltic States with rich original colour. Shows modern day Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. Strong impression. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others.
Map Ref: RUS2465
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Livonia
Date: c. 1640      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Livonia. Beautiful map in original colour embellished with ships and decorative cartouche.
Map Ref: RUS2206
Cartographer: Matthaus Merian
Title: : Riga
Date: c. 1650      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Frankfurt
Description: Early city plan of Riga in bird-eye view perspective. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2400
Cartographer: Joseph De l'Isle
Title: : Ducatum Estoniae et Livoniae Tabula cum cursu Fluvii Dwinae
Date: 1745      Size: 22 x 20 inches
Published: St. Petersburg
Description: The Baltic States from the first regional atlas of Russia. (SL)
Map Ref: RUS2229
Cartographer: Matthaus Seutter
Title: : Livoniae et Curlandiae Ducatus
Date: c. 1760      Size: 23 x 20 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Visually stunning map of the Baltic States with rich original colour. Shows modern day Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. Embellished with an elaborate cartouche.
Map Ref: RUS2204
Cartographer: Piadischeff
Title: : Mappa Generalna Gubernii Wilenskiey
Date: 1820      Size: 18 x 16 inches
Published: St. Petersburg
Description: Lithuania. Vilnius Region. Detailed regional map with various references including borders. Original colour. (SL)
Map Ref: RUS1984
Cartographer: SDUK
Title: : Russia in Europe Part III
Date: 1860      Size: 16 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Russia in Europe focussing on the Baltic States. Detailed map with original outline colour.
Map Ref: RUS2270
Cartographer: A. Simon
Title: : Libau. (1879) (Russie)
Date: 1879      Size: 18 x 12 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Plan of the harbour at Liepāja, an important port in Latvia due to it being ice-free. Printed colour.
Map Ref: RUS2368
Cartographer: A. Simon
Title: : Riga
Date: 1881      Size: 40 x 14 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Map of Riga, Latvia, emphasizing the facilities of its port. SL.
Map Ref: RUS2361
Cartographer: Letts & Son
Title: : Russia
Date: 1882      Size: 16 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, mapped with a number of features including populations, lighthouses, and historical battle sites.
Map Ref: RUS2435
Cartographer: Sibirijas un Uralu L
Title: : Latvijas Karte ... Carte de la Latvie editée par le Conseil National Latvien en Siberie
Date: 1919      Size: 21 x 23 inches
Published: Latvia
Description: Post WWI map of the newly independent Latvia, with parts of Lithuania and Estonia. Printed colour.
Map Ref: RUS2485