Auction 133, Lot 406

"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi

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 Mountains. It has nicely detailed pictorial topography, including forests, towns, and mountains. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. English text on the verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/1/2010

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