Auction 125, Lot 754

"[Lot of 3] Partie de la Mer Glaciale Contenant la Nouvelle Zemble [and] Suite de la Carte de la Siberie et le Pays de Kamtschatka [and] Carte de la Tartarie Orientale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Russia

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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Nicely colored group of copper engraved maps covering Novaya Zemlya and the Asiatic part of Russia. Mountains, rivers, deserts, roads and villages are well delineated. 1) Partie de la Mer Glaciale Contenant la Nouvelle Zemble et le Pais des Samoiedes (13.5 x 8.3"); 2) Suite de la Carte de la Siberie et le Pays de Kamtschatka (10.3 x 9.3"); and 3) Carte de la Tartarie Orientale (12.3 x 8.2").

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Condition: B+

#1 has closely trimmed side margins and there is a bit of soil on each map, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/24/2008

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