The Old Print Shop

Russiae vulgo Moscovia pars Australis.

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Guiljelmum Blaeu, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1640

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 15 3/16 x 20 5/8" (386 x 525 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine map from Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Sive Atlas Novis." This map shows southern Russia from the Crimea to 60 degrees north and from the Volga west to Smolensk. Three large cartouches adorn the map.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Latin text on verso.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with original hand coloring.