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Auction 179, Lot 597

"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northeastern Europe, Russia

Period: 1630 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm
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This charming small map shows the Russian Empire in Eastern Europe. It covers the region from Scandinavia to the Caspian Sea. It has nicely detailed pictorial topography, including engraved forests, towns, and mountains. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A nice impression with minor toning and light damp stains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2020