Auction 150, Lot 512

"Partie Meridionale de la Russie Europeenne ou Sont Distinguees Exactement Toutes les Provinces, d'Apres le Detail de l'Atlas Russien", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Russia & Ukraine

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 19 inches
60.5 x 48.3 cm

This large map is finely and fully engraved to show topographical detail of mountains, deserts, rivers and forests. Moscow is at upper center. The map extends to the Volga River in the east and south to show Georgia and parts of the Black and Caspian seas. It is decorated with a rococo-style title cartouche.

References: Pedley #78.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light toning along centerfold and minor soiling. There are a few creases along the centerfold at bottom.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/17/2014