Auction 90, Lot 248

"Tabula Russiae… Alias Dicta Moscovia",

Subject: Russia

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.2 x 10.7 inches
33.5 x 27.2 cm

An attractive map of the region including all of Scandinavia through to the Black and Caspian Seas. The map is based on Hessel Gerritsz' rare and significant map of Russia, which he compiled from manuscripts brought back by Isaac Massa. Richly decorated with a large title cartouche, three Russian gentlemen, and a view of Archangel Sckagoroda. Impression light in upper right corner, else very fine.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/15/2000

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