Auction 136, Lot 584

"[Lot of 2] Partie Occidentale... [and] Partie Orientale de l'Empire de Russie, Extrait de l'Atlas Russien et d'autres Cartes", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Russian Empire

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 17 inches
31.8 x 43.2 cm

Matched pair of maps that show European and Asian Russia with each displaying a lovely cartouche that fills the polar north. The map was published during the era of Catherine the Great, who had a direct role in establishing Russia as one of the great European powers. If joined the map will measure 17" x 25".

References:

Condition: A

A few tiny wormholes, else fine.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/1/2011

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