Auction 115, Lot 695

"Mappa Gubernii Astrachanesis", Treskot, Johann

Subject: Russia in Asia

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.3 x 18 inches
56.6 x 45.7 cm

This is a very scarce regional map prepared for Peter the Great's survey and published by the Geographic Department of the Imperial Academy of Science. It shows the Russian region of Astrakhan, northwest of the Caspian Sea with fine detail of the rivers and lakes, forests, mountains, deserts and settlements.

References:

Condition: A

Original color. Minor marginal flaws, not affecting map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $475

Closed on 6/21/2006

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