Auction 130, Lot 710

"A New and Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire, as contained both in Europe and Asia…", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Russian Empire

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 13.5 inches
43.9 x 34.3 cm

Lovely map of the Russian Empire with a fair amount of detail and decorated with a large title cartouche. An ambiguous coastline appears in the region of Alaska with the notation that it is Land seen by Mr. Tshirikow in 1741.

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Condition: B+

Slight toning along fold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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