Auction 112, Lot 525

"Russia", Keere, Pieter Van Den

Subject: Russia

Period: 1610 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 3.3 inches
12.4 x 8.4 cm

Small map engraved by Van den Keere (Petrus Kaerius) for the Map-treasury, a rival to Ortelius' pocket atlas, first issued in 1598 by Barent Langenes and Cornelis Claesz. The map covers European Russia and the adjoining part of Tartary. Dutch text on verso.


Condition: B

Bit of minor surface soil and several place names faintly underlined in brown ink. Tiny worm hole in blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/28/2005