Auction 121, Lot 646

"Moschovia Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Russia, Ukraine

Period: 1561 (circa)

Publication: La geografia de Claudio Tolomeo…

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.3 x 7.3 inches
23.6 x 18.5 cm

An early map that includes portion of present-day Latvia and Lithuania, in addition to Crimea and the Sea of Azov. Riga and Vilnius are both named, and the map is filled with pictorial representation of topography as well as small tents to represent Tartar camps. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: B+

A nice example with a little faint toning on centerfold.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/26/2007

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