Auction 173, Lot 312

"Partie Meridionale de la Russie Europeenne ou sont Distinguees Exactement Toutes les Provinces, d'Apres le Detail de l'Atlas Russien", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Russia & Ukraine

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 19 inches
60.5 x 48.3 cm

This large map is finely and fully engraved to show topographical detail of mountains, deserts, rivers and forests. Moscow is at upper center. The map extends to the Volga River in the east and south to show Georgia and parts of the Black and Caspian seas. It is decorated with a rococo-style title cartouche.

References: Pedley #78.

Condition: A

Contemporary outline color on watermarked paper with modern color in the cartouche. There are tiny centerfold separations at top and bottom, and light toning and soiling confined to the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/5/2019

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