Auction 140, Lot 634

"Moscovia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Russia

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.8 x 5.3 inches
17.3 x 13.5 cm

Handsome map of western Russia with Moscow (Moscowia) depicted at lower right and Novgorod (Nouogardia) at top left. Fully engraved to show forests, rivers, lakes and cities and adorned with decorative title and scale cartouches. This is from the first edition, with a blank verso.

References:

Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number, cardinal directions, and a notation in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/23/2012

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