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MEU 022 Russie Occidentale et Pologne

by on May.20, 2009, under Europe, Russia

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Russie Occidentale et Pologne

Antique engraved map of E Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia Plate number 23 f’rom Atlas en 65 Feuilles by Brue 1837 original outline hand colour;

 

500 x 362mm

 

Condition excellent                                       $A150

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MEU 026 Russia part lll

by on Apr.23, 2009, under Europe, Russia

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Russia part lll

Antique engraved map of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia by J & C Walker from SDUK Imperial Atlas of Russia in Europe 1834

 

312 x 386mm

 

 original outline hand colour; condition good                                      $A90

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MEU 024 Totius Imperii Russorum Novissima Tabula

by on Apr.23, 2009, under Europe, Russia

 

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Generalis Totius Imperii Russorum Novissima Tabula

Antique engraved map of the Russian Empire, compressed latitudinally and decorated with an elaborate cartouche and whaling scenes in the Arctic.  From an atlas by J B Homann c1720.

Following the long period of Dutch domination, the Homann family became the most important map publishers in Germany in the 18th century.

483 x 570 mm

Full original hand colour with the cartouche uncoloured (as was the fashion when this map was produced.)  Good condition, but laid down on stiff card (possibly near time of issue).      $A450.                                          

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MEU 022 Russie Occidentale et Pologne

by on Apr.23, 2009, under Europe, Russia

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Russie Occidentale et Pologne

Antique engraved map of eastern Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia Plate number 23 f’rom “Atlas en 65 Feuilles” by Adrien Hubert Brue, published in Paris in 1837.  

500 x 362 mm

Original outline hand colour; condition excellent.                                       $A 150

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MEU 001 Moscovia

by on Apr.23, 2009, under Europe, Russia

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Moscovia

Antique engraved bird’s eye view of the city of Moscow with warier horsemen in the foreground. Inset long descriptive text in Italian. Matteo Florini, Siena c1570. Closely resembles Braun & Hogenberg’s (relatively) more common image, for which it may be the model. Extraordinarily rare. Uncoloured.
357 x 500 mm (14 x 19 ½ in).
Fine impression in very good condition with a few small unobtrusive water stains and a fold across lower right-hand corner. A$7500

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