Auction 159, Lot 612


"[On 2 Sheets] Karte von Kaukasus nach der Russischen General-Stabs-Karte in 4 Bl. und Andern Guten Materialien...", Handtke, Friedrich H.

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.4 x 16.3 inches
31.5 x 41.4 cm

Published by Carl Flemming on two sheets, this map covers the Balkans region from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea. It is color-coded to show Russian possessions, possessions of the Ottoman Empire, and those regions that were under Russian influence. A key at right explains the color coding. Issued only six years before the onset of the Crimean War.


Condition: B+

Original outline color with toning along sheet edges and a few spots of foxing mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $31

Closed on 9/14/2016