Auction 106, Lot 489

"[Lot of 3 - Siberia]", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm

Three detailed maps showing topography, cities, tiny villages, fortresses, and roads. Filled with interesting notations, such as "Desert of Kara-koum Water found 4 yards under the sand" and "Srednei Kolinsk 16 houses and 1 church." Keyboard style borders. Includes Western Siberia, Independent Tartary, Khiva, Bokhara &c; Siberia and Chinese Tartary; and Eastern Siberia. Sizes vary slightly.

References:

Condition: B

Light toning at edges.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/3/2004

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