Auction 117, Lot 593

"Dwina Fluvius", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Russia

Period: 1658 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Major

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 16.5 inches
53.3 x 41.9 cm

An interesting strip-style map showing the course of the Dvina River in three sections from the Black Sea into the White Sea at Arkhangel. A group of reindeer and two strapwork title cartouches (one blank) embellish the map.

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Condition: A

Lovely impression and old color. Faint offsetting and show through of text on verso, still very good. Old paper repair of a tiny tear in margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/6/2006

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