Auction 104, Lot 531

"A New and Accurate Map of the Caspian Sea Laid down from the Memoirs of Soskam Sabbas a Georgian Prince", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 12.6 inches
22.9 x 32 cm

The map is focused on the entire sea with various regions identified including Ghiwie, Usbeck, Corasan, Shirwan, and Astrakhan. The map is based on the writings of Sulchan Saba Orbeliani. Compass rose and small decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Very early and dark impression.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/10/2003

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