Auction 106, Lot 421

"The European Part of the Russian Empire... [joined with] The Asiatic Part of the Russian Empire…", Sayer, Robert

Subject: Russia

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
50 x 18.5 inches
127 x 47 cm

Two tremendously detailed maps joined (as issued) to cover the whole of Russia and showing the full extent of the empire with its new provinces on the Black Sea. The map was compiled from the maps of the Imperial Academy at St. Petersburg with additional information from Capt. Cook in Kamchatka. Two title cartouches.

References:

Condition: B

A couple of spots and some offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/3/2004

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