SOLD! for $660.00.
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TABULA RUSSIAE map, by Hessel Gerritsz, from Joan Blaeu's ATLAS MAIOR, German Edition, Amsterdam, circa 1643. Copperplate engraved map on laid paper with handcoloring depicting depicting Russia, specifically the region bordered by the Arctic Ocean, top, Baltic Sea, top left, Austria, lower left, the Black and Caspian Sea, lower left and right, inset maps of Moscow, top left, and Archangel surrounded by scale notations, center right, with areas of interest labeled in Latin text. Elaborate title cartouche, lower left, the image of three men, center right, compass rose, lower right. Surrounded by scale notations and a double line border. Two pages of German text, en verso. Housed and double matted under glass in a gilt wood frame. Image: 16" H x 20 5/8" W. Plate: 16 7/8" H x 21 5/8" W. Framed: 30" H x 34 3/4" W. Condition: Overall good condition with light toning, scattered foxing spot, largest 1/8". Not examined outside of frame.