"Russia, or Moscovy in Europe. Corrected & Improv'd from the Best Authorities", Barber, J. W.
Subject: Russia in Europe
Period: 1780 (circa)
Publication: Guthrie's A New System of Modern Geography
Color: Hand Color
14.7 x 13.4 inches
37.3 x 34 cm
This map of western Russia and parts of Eastern Europe depicts the political boundaries of the region as well as key rivers and towns. The map is adorned with a decorative cartouche featuring a hunter and two wolves.
References: McCorkle (18th c. Geography Books) #181-4.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting. A binding trim and adjacent binding tear, both confined to right blank margin, have been professionally repaired. The folds have been reinforced with Japanese tissue on verso.