Catalog Archive
Auction 158, Lot 222

"Nette Koerswysing van Amsterdam naer Moskow en Astrakan, en van daer naer Spahan en Gamron en Weder om naer Amsterdam", Bruyn, Cornelius de

Subject: Europe

Period: 1714 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14.8 x 11.4 inches
37.6 x 29 cm

This uncommon map depicts a trade route from Amsterdam to Bandar Abbas in present-day Iran. The route begins over sea to the White Sea and then heads south through Moscow and Astrakhan on the Caspian Sea, and ending in Gamron (the former Dutch name for Bandar Abbas). There is extensive along the route, whereas the remainder of the map depicts only minimal information on rivers and mountains.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with some extraneous creasing adjacent to the centerfold. Remargined at right with old paper.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 6/22/2016