"Estats du Czar ou Grand Duc de la Russie Blanche ou Moscovie", Sanson, Nicolas
Period: 1650 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19 x 16.3 inches
48.3 x 41.4 cm
This attractive map set the standard for Russian cartography in the 17th century. Moscow is shown roughly in the center, and the map extends to the Arctic at the top and the Caspian Sea at the bottom. A decorative cartouche surrounds the title. Engraved by A. Peyrounin.
A good impression with original color and a minor printer's crease at top.