Auction 161, Lot 589

"A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire, as Contain'd Both in Europe and Asia. Drawn from Authentic Journals, Surveys, and Most Approved Modern Maps, and Regulated by Astronomical Observations", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Russia in Europe

Period: 1748 (circa)

Publication: John Harris' Navigantium Atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.3 x 13.7 inches
46.5 x 34.8 cm

This very detailed map covers the entire Russian Empire stretching from Finland to Kamchatka. It includes part of China and Korea with less detail and shows the Great Wall. The map is decorated with a delicately engraved title cartouche and small compass rose.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.HARR-1a #27.

Condition: B+

Very light toning with a few spots of scattered foxing and minor mildew stains at bottom right.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/8/2017

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