Auction 110, Lot 516

"Carte de Moscovie", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Russia

Period: 1766 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.5 x 19.2 inches
64.8 x 48.8 cm

This is the northern sheet of Delisle's important map of the Russian Empire. The map is centered on Moscow and provides great detail of the towns, roads, forests and topography. The map is decorated with a nice title cartouche featuring a sleigh, coat of arms, animals and a hunter. Published by Louis Renard.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and original outline color. Small tears at edge, well away from map.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/2/2005

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