Auction 103, Lot 401

"[Pair] Western Siberia, Independent Tartary, Khiva, Bokhara &c. [together with] Eastern Siberia", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Russia

Period: 1838 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16 x 12.5 inches
40.6 x 31.8 cm

The map of Western Siberia shows the area from the Arctic Ocean to the edge of China. Eastern Siberia details the area above the Arctic Circle, including present-day Alaska and the Aleutian Isles. Great information on both maps showing topography, cities, tiny villages, fortresses, and roads and filled with interesting notations such as "Miserable Country", "Desert of Kara-koum Water found 4 yards under the sand", and "Srednei Kolinsk 16 houses and 1 church". Published by J. & C. Walker.


Condition: A

Good with original outline color. One spot just touching marginal title of Eastern Siberia.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/11/2003