Auction 102, Lot 398

"Moscovy Corrected from ye Observations communicated to the Royal Society of London and Paris", Senex, John

Subject: Russia

Period: 1712 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.5 x 39 inches
64.8 x 99.1 cm

Beautiful large-scale map of area from the White Sea to Ukraine filled with detail of the topography, roads, cities, tiny villages and even the nomadic encampments of The Great Nagay. The decorative cartouche, based on Delisle, incorporates a Russian sleigh, hunter, and wildlife with the coat of arms.

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Condition: A

Full original color. A few tissue repairs in margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/5/2003

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