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Auction 109, Lot 620

"[Lot of 2] Partie Septentrionale de l'Ancienne Asie… [and] Carte de l'Empire de Russie en Europe et en Asie", Various

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1686-1762 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

Two copper engraved maps depicting the northern parts of Asia. First (4 x 6") is a charming sheet by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris, 1686, with five little maps. A top is a map of the whole region with the other maps showing various regions. Second (12.5 x 8.5") is Rigobert Bonne's simple map of the Russian Empire. Published in Paris, circa 1762.


Condition: B

Second toned on fold with faint offsetting.

Estimate: $90 - $130


Closed on 12/1/2004