Auction 168, Lot 530

"Moscovia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Western Russia

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm

Handsome map of western Russia with Moscow depicted at lower right and the Gulf of Finland at top left. Fully engraved to show forests, rivers, lakes and cities and adorned with decorative title and scale cartouches. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1810:352.1.

Condition: A

A dark impression with minor toning and light, scattered foxing that is confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/6/2018

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