Auction 122, Lot 738

"Carte Nouvelle de la Grande Tartarie ou de l'Empire du Grand Cham, Dressee sur les Memoires Originaux & sur d'autres observations tres exactes de divers Voyageurs", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Russia

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.5 inches
50.8 x 39.4 cm

A strongly engraved map of Russia, from the Caspian Sea to Korea, filled with minute detail and beautifully engraved to show the topography. Inset with explanatory French text at upper right.

References:

Condition: B+

A nice impression with attractive, later color. There are a couple of minor creases and two small areas of irregular papermaking, one reinforced on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2007

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