Auction 169, Lot 551

"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Charming small map of the Russian Empire in Eastern Europe. It covers the region from Scandinavia and Poland to the Ural Mountains. It has nicely detailed pictorial topography, including forests, towns, and mountains. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1800:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet. The alternate title and page number are printed in the top border.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/12/2018