Auction 119, Lot 666

"[Lot of 2] Russian Empire [and] European Russia", Thomson, John

Subject: Russia

Period: 1814-15 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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Nice pair of 19th century maps of Russia.

1) Russian Empire is a well-detailed map of the entire Russian Empire, including Siberia. The region shown stretches from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean with the Arctic Ocean at top. Includes northern China, Korea and Japan with just the northwest tip of America. (23.3 x 19.5")
2) European Russia is a handsomely colored map of Russia showing the empire's European extent in the early nineteenth century. The map provides excellent data on cities, towns, roads and topography. (19.5 x 23.4")

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Condition: B

Both with original color. Minor uneven toning and light foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007

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