Russia - Merian, Tartaria sive Magnichami Imperiorum

Russia – Tartaria sive Magnichami Imperiorum. Regional map of East Russia with the Caspian Sea as western boundary. With 2 figure groups & miles indicator. Engraving by Matthäus Merian (Basel 1593 – Schwalbach 1650). 10⅝ × 13⅞ in (27 × 35.3 cm).

Thin spot on the left in the image backed. – Early impression from the 1st illustrated edition of Gottfried’s Archontologia of 1638.

Offer no. 11,921 / EUR  138. (c. US$ 167.) + shipping

“ Many years ago I bought from you the print/litho from Mourot ‘Sophia....’ We are still very happy with this acquisition. For my collection and family history/genealogy I am looking for some very special prints … ”

(Mijnheer P. van de W., May 19, 2012)