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Auction 95, Lot 261

"Sarmatia Utraque Europae et Asiatica", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Russia

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 15.8 inches
47.8 x 40.1 cm
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An attractive issue of Nicolas Sanson's map of the ancient region between the Vistula River and the Caspian Sea. The map shows the topography but no cities and the region is divided into districts with numerous ancient names. Decorative title cartouche and small compass rose decorate the map.


Condition: C

Small puncture tear in image with old tape residue on verso, and some marginal stains.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/13/2001