Auction 119, Lot 656

"Moscoviae Imperium", Magini, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Russia

Period: 1608 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm

An attractive map of Russia in Europe and Central Asia, centered roughly on Moscow and including Lithuania, Ukraine, Black Sea, Georgia, and central Russian Tartary. A charming 'modern' depiction of the region fully engraved to show the mountains, rivers, forests and major cities. The map is enhanced by a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with a marginal hole and spot of foxing, both small and not affecting map.

Estimate: $150 - $175

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007

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