Auction 115, Lot 551

"Carte Nouvelle de Moscovie Represente la partie Septentrionale…", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: Russia

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.4 x 16 inches
54.4 x 40.6 cm

Fine map covers northern Russia from Finland to just beyond the Petzora River. It is based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle and provides a superb view of the topography along with hundreds of tiny villages and the major roads. The title cartouche is adorned with a variety of scientific instruments and two putti.

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Condition: A

Couple of insignificant spots, overall very good with a dark impression.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/21/2006

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