Auction 132, Lot 519

"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1608 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm

Charming small map of the Russian Empire in Eastern Europe. It covers the region from Scandinavia and Poland to the Ural Mountain. It has nicely detailed pictorial topography, including forests, towns, and mountains. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso and accompanied by an additional text leaf providing a detailed description of the region.

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Condition: A+

The printed page number in the top margin has been corrected in manuscript brown ink.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/2/2010

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