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Russia. Willem Blaeu (1571-1638) Tabula Russiae

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2621B
Lot:
691
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$1,845$1,500

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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

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Amsterdam, Moscow

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