Auction 119, Lot 784

"Charte das Russische Reich und die von den Tatarn Bewohnte Lander in Europa und Asia Enthaltend…", Gussefeld/Homann Heirs

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Bequemer Hand Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 18.5 inches
59.7 x 47 cm

This expansive map of Russia extends to show China, Korea (Corea), and Japan and delineates the Great Wall. The lovely cartouche features a three-masted ship. Scroll-like inset lists names of 24 regions keyed to the map. French title above top border, "Carte de l'Empire de Russie & de la Grande Tatarie…"

References: Phillips (A) #4289-25.

Condition: B

Tissue repairs on centerfold and some minor marginal tears.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 5/9/2007