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Auction 101, Lot 352

"Tabula Russiae ... alias dicta Moscovia", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Eastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13.5 x 10.7 inches
34.3 x 27.2 cm
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An attractive map of the region including all of Scandinavia through to the Black and Caspian Seas. The map is based on Hessel Gerritsz' rare and significant map of Russia, which he compiled from manuscripts brought back by Isaac Massa. Richly adorned with a large title cartouche, three Russian gentlemen, and a view of Archangel Sckagoroda.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/4/2002