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Auction 135, Lot 636

"Partie Orientale de l'Empire de Russie en Asie, ou se trouvent les Provinces…", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Asiatic Russia

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.2 x 18.4 inches
58.9 x 46.7 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.

References: Pedley #404.

Condition: B+

Faintly toned on centerfold with a few extraneous creases.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 2/16/2011