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Auction 164, Lot 567

"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.9 x 5.6 inches
20.1 x 14.2 cm

This charming small map shows the Russian Empire in Eastern Europe. It has nicely detailed pictorial topography, including engraved forests, towns, and mountains. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1800:352.1

Condition: A

There is minor show-through of text on verso, a small spot, and a short edge tear in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/13/2017

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