Auction 145, Lot 579

"Partie Septentrionale de la Russie Europeenne ou sont Distingues Exactement toutes les Provinces d'apres le Detail de l'Atlas Russien", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Russia

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 18.8 inches
59.2 x 47.8 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, forests and scores of place names. The large decorative title cartouche fills the upper left corner.

References: Pedley #79.

Condition: B+

Original outline color on heavy, watermarked paper with very light centerfold toning and a few minor spots in the image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 6/12/2013

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