Auction 122, Lot 739

"Das Russische Reich in Europa und Asia", Schreiber, Johann Christoph

Subject: Russian Empire

Period: 1749 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 7 inches
26.2 x 17.8 cm

A crisply engraved map of the Russian Empire stretches from Norway across to the Northwest coast of America. A table at the bottom names major cities in the empire in Europe and Asia. It is decorated with a pair of lovely ships, a coat of arms and a delicately engraved cartouche.

References:

Condition: B

A sound map with original color. There is a bit of manuscript ink and some stains.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007

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