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Auction 151, Lot 627


Subject: Vladivostok, Russia

Period: 1899 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

20.8 x 18.2 inches
52.8 x 46.2 cm

This map depicts the region surrounding Vladivostok, one of the most southeastern points of Russia and very near Russia's borders with China and North Korea, which are denoted with tiny plus-signs on the map. The focus of the map is the mountainous terrain in the area, depicted with graduated shading. Rivers are printed in blue and roads and railroads are printed in red. The under-water cable routes between Nagasaki, Japan and Vladivostok are also indicated. This map was published by the "Service Geographique de l'Armee," the cartographic arm of the French Army established in 1887.


Condition: B+

Light toning and minor soiling.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/19/2014