Auction 137, Lot 633

"Russia Obiter Delineata et Adumbrata", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Russia and Ukraine

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

2.5 x 4.3 inches
6.4 x 10.9 cm

This tiny map of Russia and the Ukraine is very scarce. The map illustrates the major river and cities. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

A couple of faint spots in blank margins and binding holes in left blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2011