Auction 110, Lot 594

"Russia in Asia", Tallis, John

Subject: Russia

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Decorative steel engraved map that covers the region from the Urals to Kamtchatka with good detail. Beautifully engraved vignettes of Troitsk, Kamtchatkan dogs, Skorskarskoi Pagost and a scene of men and dogs being attacked by a giant bear. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: B

Original outline coloring. Scattered toning or foxing.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Unsold

Closed on 3/2/2005

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