1716 – H. Moll – Map of Moscovy, Poland
Title: “Map of Moscovy, Poland, Little Tartary, and ye Black Sea &c. . .”
A magnificent large-scale, English map of Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Finland and the Baltic Countries and extending south to the Black Sea and the Balkans, with an ornate dedication cartouche to Peter the Great, including a portrait of the Czar near the bottom of the cartouche.
The map was prepared by Cornelis Cruis (1655-1727), John Thesing and Captain Pamburg, at the direction of the Czar, with improvements and corrections from Captain John Perry.
The map also includes inset maps showing the course of the Volga River, the mouth of the Don River and the area contiguous to the White Sea.
Cartographer: Herman Moll (1654 – 1732)
Sheet size: 100,0 x 62,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
This is a original antique map published in 1716 and not a modern copy or reprint!