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Fries, L.

Tab. Moderna...Russiae

1535 - B/W as issued - some browning on the fold - spot in lower margin

Early map showing Russia and parts of present Eastern Europe

Price: € 600

Covens & Mortier


Amsterdam, 1730


original hand colour

slight browning, else excellent conditon

Highly attractive map of Russia and Siberia, still showing Nova Zembla as part of the continent, undecided whether the Street of Anian open or closed.

Price: € 1200

Covens & Mortier

Carte des Pays voisin de la MER CASPIENNE

Amsterdam, 1730


contemporary full colour

slight browning, else excellent condition

tiny whole of 2x5mm, hardly visible

Detailed map of the Caspian Sea.

Price: € 250


Carte des pays traverses pas le Capt. Beerings...Kamtschatka (Siberia)

1737 - later colour - large upper and lower margins

Map of Capt. Beering's voyage from the city of Toblosk to Kamtschatka in Siberia. Attractive cartouche in nice handcolour. After the Du Halde map 1735, the first to show the results of Beering's expedition.

Price: € 950

Grimmel, J.

Fluvius Newa

c. 1743 - B/W copper plate engraving - 46,5x61,5 cm - lower margin added contemporarily to fit into the Atlas Russicus. This map shows the course of the Neva River. Text in Russian and Latin.

One of a set of maps of the surroundings of new St. Petersburg/Lago Ladoga. This series appeared without any date and there are no traces of publication in documents of the Akademiya Nauk (Bagrow II, p 184). They were probably published by the end of 1743. It should be noted that the aforementioned series of maps were all repeated in a new edition by Seutter in Wien (Bagrow).

Price: € 1000

Schraemble F.A.

Karte Tauriniens oder der Halbinsel Krim

1787 - original outline colour - 46x58cm

Large, typical Schraemble map, showing the Crimea peninsula in great detail

Price: € 600