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BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [An important 16th Century plan of Moscow in original colours]
Moscauw. Cologne, c.1575, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 490mm. A very fine example.
A 'map-view' of Moscow, published in the second volume of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first systematic atlas of town plans. The major buildings are shown in profile, with no consideration for perspective. On the frozen river Mosca are skaters and horse-drawn sledges and in the foreground are soldiers on horseback. This is the first of the two plans of Moscow done by Braun and Hogenberg. A second appeared in the last volume, published in 1618, necessitated by Ladislas of Poland, who rampaged through the city in 1611. KOEMAN: B&H 2.
[Ref: 18191]    £2,950.00 ($3,767 • €3,419 rates)

OLEARIUS, Adam. [17th century plan of Moscow]
Moscva des Grossen Zaars Residenz Stadt in Russlandt. Schleswig, 1647. 290 x 320mm. Fine impression
Scarce first edition of Adam Olearius's bird's eye view of Moscow. One of the great 17th Century images of the city, the plan is centred on the Kremlin and the district of Kitya Gorod. There is an index to the many of the major buildings and notable areas. A cartouche of the Imperial Russian double-headed eagle. From the first edition of Olearius's book describing his travels in Russia and Persia, Beschreibung der muscowitischen und persischen Reise.
[Ref: 18145]    £1,800.00 ($2,299 • €2,086 rates)

JEAN, Pierre. [Plan of Moscow at the beginning of the C19th]
Plan Géometral de la VIlle de Moscow ancienne Capitale de l'Empire de Russie Ou l'on trouve le Cremelin... Paris, Pierre Jean, 1801. Coloured. 480 x 725mm.
Detailed townplan of Moscow with extensive keys, published just over a decade before the city was destroyed during Napoleon's occupation.
[Ref: 11733]    £1,950.00 ($2,490 • €2,260 rates)

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