Auction 155, Lot 514

"Russie Blanche ou Moscovie", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: Russia

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication: L'Europe

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm

Attractive copper engraved map of European Russia showing its political divisions, major topographical features, cities and towns. It is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII B [4].

Condition: A

Original outline color with later color in the cartouche, two small worm holes in the top blank margin, and a faint damp stain also confined to the top blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 11/18/2015