Auction 122, Lot 619

"Russia", Gibson, John

Subject: Russia

Period: 1755 (circa)

Publication: The Universal Traveller…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.8 x 11 inches
32.5 x 27.9 cm

A strongly engraved map of Russia that extends to the Baltic, the Arctic and a portion of Siberia. Russia is shown with twelve districts, including Belgorod, Territory of the Cossacks, and Lapland. The roccoco cartouche and delicate compass rose complete the composition. Published by Thomas Salmon.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a few minor creases. Lovely later color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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