Original Copperplate Map

Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606


Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606

Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606    Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606
Hondius Original Hand-Colored, Copper Engraved Map of Tartaria from 1606. Detailed map of the Tartaria region of Russia. Covering all of northern Asia from Moscow to the Anian Fretum and Americae Pars. Korea is shown as an island.

Illustrations include the Great Wall in China, rivers, villages, mountains etc. The newly discovered northern coastline of Nova Zembla is shown with a notation concerning the Dutch expedition led by Willem Barents in 1594-96. Interesting notations in Siberia, Ung quae Gog and Sumongul quae Mogog, refer to the mythological lands of Gog and Magog. These lands, noted in the Bible as being situated in the remotest parts of the earth, were originally depicted on maps just north of Israel. The map is beautifully decorated with costumed people, a camp scene and three large strapwork cartouches.

It is a fabulous example of Hondius' engraving style. The rare map is f.

Rom the publication "Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae". In very good condition a strong impression and with mild age toning. Hondius is best known for his early maps of the. For re-establishing the reputation of the work of. One of the notable representatives in the.

Golden Age of Dutch/Netherlandish cartography. This fine map is suitable for framing and would be an excellent, cherished gift or an important addition to your collection. The map that is being offered is entitled. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 14 days to do so. SANDTIQUE'S mission is to offer its prints and maps at the "Best Value" on the Internet. If you find an exact print at a lower price, please send us the link and we will match the price. This is for fixed price, identical, single prints from the same publication & year and in equal condition. The item "Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606" is in sale since Sunday, August 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".

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  1. YEAR: 1606
  2. Country of Origin: Holland
  3. Hand-Colored: Yes
  4. Size: 19 1/2" X 13 1/2"
  5. Cartographer/Publisher: HONDIUS
  6. Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  7. Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  8. Format: Folding Map
  9. Type: County Map
  10. Date Range: 1600-1699


Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606    Rare Original Map of Eastern Russia TARTARIA by Hondius in 1606