Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 635

"Charte das Russische Reich und die von den Tatarn Bewohnte Lander in Europa und Asia Enthaltend…", Gussefeld/Homann Heirs

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1786 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 18 inches
59.7 x 45.7 cm

This expansive map of the Russian Empire extends to show China, Korea (Corea), and Japan and delineates the Great Wall. The lovely cartouche features a three-masted ship. A scroll-like inset lists names of 24 regions keyed to the map. French title above top border, "Carte de l'Empire de Russie & de la Grande Tatarie…"


Condition: B+

The centerfold has been reinforced and there is some minor surface soil in the margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375


Closed on 2/16/2011