Auction 122, Lot 614

"Estats du Czar ou Grand Duc de la Russie Blanche ou Moscovie", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Russia

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

A good impression with original color and a minor printer's crease at top.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/5/2007

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