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Auction 182, Lot 564

"Moscovia or Russia. Divided Into Its General Parts &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Russia in Europe

Period: 1722 (published)

Publication: The Compleat Geographer

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 6.4 inches
18 x 16.3 cm
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This map of western Russia from the Barents Sea to the Caspian Sea extends as far west as the Gulf of Finland. It depicts the different political regions as well as key towns, water features, and forests. A note at bottom right identifies the area between the Volga and Don Rivers that was designated as the place to build a canal in order to connect the Black and Caspian Seas. On a sheet of English text measuring 8.9 x 13.3".

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #293.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with a very faint dampstain covering most of the sheet and a chip in the top left corner of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/28/2021