Auction 161, Lot 522

"A Correct Chart of the Baltick or East Sea from ye Sound to Petersburg from the Latest and Best Observations for Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.8 x 15 inches
47.8 x 38.1 cm

A finely engraved and detailed chart of the Baltic Sea focusing on the coastlines. Includes a large inset "The Harbour of St. Petersburg" showing the narrow, protected approach to the city. Adorned by a decorative compass rose with radiating rhumb lines and an elaborate title cartouche.

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Condition: B

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting and two short fold separations at bottom that just enter the map border.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/8/2017

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