Auction 146, Lot 566

"Russia or Moscovy with its Acquisitions &c. in Sweden Agreeable to Modern History", Moll, Herman

Subject: Russia

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Modern History

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.6 x 10.2 inches
19.3 x 25.9 cm

This map of western Russia from the Baltic to the Black Sea with parts of Poland and Scandinavia depicts the different political regions as well as key towns, water features, and roads. Notations at the top left discuss the size and population of Russia with some historical information on St. Petersburg. Published in London in Thomas Salmon's Modern History: or the Present State of All Nations.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.SALM-1c #16.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with wide margins, a bit of printer's ink residue, and some very light staining in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/4/2013

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