1727 – N. Witsen – Moscou
Title: “La Ville de Moscou, Capitale de la Moscovie.”
A rare and very detailed bird’s-eye view of Moscow, based on a drawings by Nicolaes Witsen. On the left and bottom list with 24 most important buildings present.
The view comes from the book “Voyages tres-curieux & tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse…” published and engraved by Pieter van der Aa in Leiden, 1727.
Cartographer: Nicolaes Witsen (1641 – 1717)
Sheet size: 53,5 x 31,6 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good, original quality, no restorations. Watermarked paper. Folds and two sheets joined as originally published.
This is an original antique map published in 1727 and not a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity