Auction 137, Lot 624

"Partie Septentrionale de la Russie Europeenne ou sont distinguees exactement toutes les Provinces, d'apres le detail de l'Atlas Russien", Robert de Vaugondy/Santini

Subject: Russia in Europe

Period: 1776 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 18.9 inches
58.4 x 48 cm

This large and remarkably detailed map covers the region from the Gulf of Finland and St. Petersburg east to the Ural Mountains, here called the Monts Payas. Riga in Poland is located and Moscow is shown in the extreme south within the map's border. Most of Finland and northwestern Russia is included. Details include mountains, rivers and forests and scores of place names. The large decorative title cartouche fills the upper left corner.

References: cf. Pedley #79.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light toning and spots along centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 9/14/2011