1646 – M. Merian – Moscva


Title:                      “Moscva”​

A very detailed bird’s-eye view of Moscow, displaying city situated at the junction of the Moskva and Neglinnaya rivers. The map shows the Kremlin and old city, Kitay-gorod, at center. The list of 17 numbered features, quarters and buildings presented on lower left corner.

Comes from Merian’s atlas “Neue Archontologia cosmica, das ist Beschreibung aller Kayserthumben, Königreichen & Republicken der gantzen Welt, die keinen Höhern erkennen … zusammen gelesen … durch Johann Ludwig Gottfried … verlegt von Matthæo Merian. Frankfurt am Main. Wolffgang Hoffmans. M. DC. XXXXVI. “ published in Frankfurt, 1646.

Cartographer:   Matthaus Merian (1593 – 1650)
Sheet size:              35,9 x 31,3 cm
Year:                        1646
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Narrow left margin. Watermarked paper.

This is an original antique map published in 1646 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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