Auction 137, Lot 610

"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 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. Latin text on the verso.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/14/2011

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