Auction 129, Lot 633

"Paskaart van de Rivier de Dwina of Archangel…", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: Russia

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 20 inches
59.2 x 50.8 cm

This superb sea chart shows the mouth of the Dvina River on the White Sea and the chief seaport of Archangel. The map is dominated by the large illustration that fills the large island in the delta showing several Russian men along with their tamed reindeer and bears.

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Condition: B

Some light damp stains in margins and a few spots in the map. Dark impression and very wide margins.

Estimate: $425 - $550

Sold for: $500

Closed on 9/23/2009

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