Auction 121, Lot 643

"Plan de la Ville et Port de St. Petersbourg", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Petersburg, Russia

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 8.5 inches
16.5 x 21.6 cm

A delicately engraved plan of the harbor and islands on the River Neva as well as the mainland of St. Petersburg with the locations of major buildings, including the castle and the arsenal. Adorned with a finely-wrought cartouche.

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Condition: A

Near fine with one faint rust spot just to the right of St. Catherine.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/26/2007

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