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Russia. John Speed (1552-1629) A Map of Russia.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1573
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Russia. John Speed (1552-1629) A Map of Russia. London: Sold by Thomas Basset in Fleetstreet, and Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Churchyard, [1676]. Hand-colored copper-plate engraving on paper, figural cartouche, with an inset bird's-eye view of Moscow in the top left corner, five other inset views, including the "Emperor's Court," "a Hott House," and a mill, matted and framed, 19 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. sight.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Thomas Basset, Basset family, British people, English people, Fleetstreet, John Speed, London, Richard Chiswell, St Paul's Cathedral, Moscow

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