"Plan von St. Petersburg", Meyer, Joseph
Subject: St. Petersburg, Russia
Period: 1854 (dated)
Publication: Grosser Hand-Atlas
Color: Black & White
19.1 x 13.9 inches
48.5 x 35.3 cm
This lovely bird's-eye view of St. Petersburg features 18 engraved vignettes of buildings throughout the great city, including a hospital, theater, library, bank, and churches. The map and bridge view are from the 1834 map by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, London. The title is also written in Cyrillic, and at bottom is a legend in German and Russian.
A nice impression issued folding with some light scattered foxing, minor offsetting, and two 1" edge tears at left that have been closed on verso with archival tape.