Auction 130, Lot 711

"Partie Orientale de l'Empire de Russie en Asie…", Robert de Vaugondy/Santini

Subject: Asiatic Russia

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19 inches
58.4 x 48.3 cm

This map of Asiatic Russia covers the region from Tomsk eastward to include the Kamchatka and Sakhalin. The highly detailed map also extends southwest to the Gobi Desert. In the upper left corner is a notation explaining that distance scales were not possible because of the northerly conic projection used. A decorative rococo-style title cartouche fills the lower right corner. Published by Remondini.

References: Pedley #404.

Condition: A

Sharp impression and original outline color. Faint toning at top, still very good condition.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 12/2/2009

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