11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00AMCalender
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Russia. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) Tabula Russiae

$1,845$1,500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Russia. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) Tabula Russiae. Amsterdam: Blaeu, c. 1644. Hand-colored, double folio page map of Russia, after the Hessel Gerritsz map of 1614, from the Blaeu Atlas, with text in Dutch printed on the verso, featuring the Russian Empire as it existed in the seventeenth century, with an inset aerial view of Moscow, an armorial cartouche, three Russian characters in regional garb, and a sea view of Arkhangelsk (called Archangel on this map), nicely matted, framed, 16 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Amsterdam, Moscow