"Great Tartary. With the Tract of the Moscovite Ambassador's Travels from Moscow to Pekin in China...", Moll, Herman
Subject: Russia in Asia
Period: 1732 (dated)
Publication: Modern History
Color: Black & White
10.3 x 7.7 inches
26.2 x 19.6 cm
This map of Russia shows the path of a Russian Ambassador who traveled from Moscow to Beijing. Interesting notations concerning the land and its people are provided, including one describing a nomadic group that neither "plow nor sow, but move from place to place." Published in London in Thomas Salmon's Modern History: or the Present State of All Nations.
Watermarked paper with a couple faint stains. Some tiny chips appear along the edges in blank margins.