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
Year:                        1727
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

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