Auction 136, Lot 685

"Carte de Moscovie", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Russia

Period: 1706 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.4 x 19.2 inches
64.5 x 48.8 cm

This is the northern sheet of Delisle's important two-sheet map of the Russian Empire. The map is centered on Moscow and provides great detail of the towns, roads, forests and topography. The map is decorated with a nice title cartouche featuring a sleigh, coat of arms, animals and a hunter.

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Condition: B+

Some faint toning, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/1/2011

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