Auction 114, Lot 593

"Imperii Russici et Tatariae Universae tam majoris et Asiaticae quam minoris et Europae Tabula…", Haas/Homann Heirs

Subject: Northern Asia, Russian Empire

Period: 1739 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 18.5 inches
54.1 x 47 cm

Finely engraved and detailed map covering all of the region from the Baltic Sea across Siberia and south into China including Korea, Japan and Formosa. Decorative cartouche contains an archer and bear. A less elaborate cartouche at upper left encloses a French title "Carte generale d'Empire de Russie et de Tartarie grande et petite en Europe et Asie." This is a revised edition of a 1730 map with the secondary cartouche revised. The 1739 date appears below the bottom neatline.


Condition: A

Minor repair on centerfold. Original color on map with later additions to cartouche.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006