"Carte de l'Empire des Russies en Europe Partie Meridionale", Bourgoin, P.
Period: 1765 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
16.7 x 13.7 inches
42.4 x 34.8 cm
This detailed map of western and central Russia includes some of modern-day Belarus and Ukraine in the west and extends to the Black and Caspian seas in the south. The forests, mountains, and rivers in the region are prominently featured, including the Volga and Dnieper Rivers. Numerous place names are also depicted, from large, fortified cities to small towns. A decorative title cartouche adorns the map.
Issued on bluish paper with light stains with some soiling along centerfold and in blank margins.