Auction 107, Lot 396

"Russiae, Vulgo Moscovia, Pars Australis Auctore Isaaco Massa", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Russia

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.7 x 15.2 inches
52.6 x 38.6 cm

Fine map based on the travels of Isaac Massa who visited Moscow in 1600. It covers the southern part of the empire bordering the Caucasus. The map is elaborately embellished with richly dressed people and wild animals flanking three cartouches.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/9/2004

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