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Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Title: Tabula Russiae.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1650
   
Size: 16.7 x 21.5 inches.
42.5 x 54.7 cm.
Coloring:

Coloured.
Condition: Repair to split lower part centerfold, hardly notable. In good condition. A dark impression.
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A re-issue, by Willem Blaeu, of Hessel Gerritsz' rare and influential map of Russia. This fine map was compiled from manuscripts brought back from Russia, by Isaac Massa to whom the large inset plan of Moscow, with a 17-point key, is attributed.
There is also a view of Archangel, Russia's only northern port until the founding of St Petersburg in 1700. Three figures in Russian dress stand above.
The complete text in title cartouche lower left reads : Tabula Russiae ex autographo, quod delineandum curavit Foedor filius Tzaris Boris desumta, et ad fluvios Dwinam, Zuchanam, aliaque loca, quatum ex tabulis et notitiis ad nos delatis fieri potunt, amplificata: ac Magno Domino, Tzari, et Magno Duci Michaeli Foedrowits omnium Ru▀orum, Autocratori Wolodimeriae, Moscoviae et Novogardiae, Tzari Cazaniae, Tzari Astracaniae, Tzari Siberiae, Domino Plescoviae Magno Duci Smolenscoviae, Otweriae, Iugoriae, Permiae, Wiatkiae, Bulgariae etc: Item Domino et Mogno Duci Novogardiae Inferioris etc: Domino Rgionum Iveriae Kartalinie et Groesiniae Tzari etc: dedicata ab Hesselo Gerardo M.DC.XIIII
Reference: Castner,II,p.52ff & fig.26.



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