"Russia cum Confinijs", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Northeastern Europe, Russia
Period: 1631 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.9 x 5.6 inches
20.1 x 14.2 cm
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. German text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1800:352.1
A dark impression with minor toning.