Auction 158, Lot 395

"Carte de la Georgie, et du Pays des Ossetes, Tcherkesses et Mitzdcheghi", Klaproth, Heinrich J. von

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1825 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.9 x 17.9 inches
35.3 x 45.5 cm

This map depicts the rugged terrain of Georgia and southern Russia in impressive detail from Mozdok south to Gori and Tbilisi. Shows the various river systems including the Terek and Kura River winding through the mountains. Includes three distance scales below the map image. A detailed and uncommon map by the traveler Julius Heinrich von Klaproth, engraved in Paris by Berthe.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression with one faint spot in the image and minor soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/22/2016

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