Auction 127, Lot 610

"Imperii Moscovitici pars Australis in lucem Edita per Guillielmum de l'Isle…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Russia and Ukraine

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.5 inches
58.4 x 49.5 cm

A detailed map of southern Russia and eastern Ukraine with Moscow shown as a fortified city just north of center. The strongly engraved copper plate map is based on the work of Guillaume de l'Isle. The map shows the mountains, rivers, lakes, swamps and forests, as well as the roads and towns.

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Condition: B+

Beautiful dark, early impression. Finely applied later color. The map is fine less an area of darkening at upper left with what looks like a small paper repair that does not affect image.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $425

Closed on 2/25/2009

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