Auction 115, Lot 556

"Partie Meridionale de la Russie Europeenne ou sont distinguees exactement toutes les Provinces, d'apres le detail de l'Atlas Russien", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Russia

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.2 x 19 inches
58.9 x 48.3 cm

This large map is finely and fully engraved to show topographical detail of mountains, deserts, rivers and forests. Moscow is at upper center. The map extends to the Volga River in the east and south to show Georgia and parts of the Black and Caspian seas. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche is uncolored as issued. Manuscript page number 25 at upper right.

References: Pedley #78.

Condition: B

Fine, early impression with layout lines evident. Original hand coloring in outline, wide original margins. Hint of centerfold toning along upper portion, a few small spots, else very good. One small worm track in lower margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/21/2006

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