Auction 134, Lot 532

"A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire as contain' d both in Europe and Asia…", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Russian Empire

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.3 x 13.7 inches
46.5 x 34.8 cm

This very detailed map covers the entire Russian Empire stretching from Finland to Kamchatka. It includes part of China and Korea with less detail and shows the Great Wall. The map is decorated with a delicately engraved title cartouche and small compass rose.

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Condition: A

Dark impression with a small printer's ink smudge near Korea and some foxing in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2010

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