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Auction 189, Lot 500

"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
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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. German text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A dark impression with minor toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2022