"Russie Blanche ou Moscovie", Sanson, Nicolas Fils
Period: 1665 (circa)
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 .
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.