Auction 173, Lot 395

"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...", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Russia

Period: 1748 (circa)

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

Color: Black & White

18.4 x 13.8 inches
46.7 x 35.1 cm

This very detailed map covers the entire Russian Empire stretching from Finland to Kamchatka. It includes Korea and part of China 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: A

A crisp impression with minor soiling and some slight extraneous creasing.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 6/5/2019