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Auction 147, Lot 475

"Moschovia Nuova Tavola", Ruscelli, Girolamo

Subject: Eastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1564 (circa)

Publication: La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Allessadrino…

Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 7 inches
23.6 x 17.8 cm
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An early map that includes portions of present-day Latvia and Lithuania, Belarus and the Ukraine. Riga and Vilnius are both named, and the map is filled with pictorial representations of topography as well as small tents to represent Tartar camps. Italian text on verso with large historiated letter "P."


Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with light toning along centerfold and a small worm hole in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 11/20/2013