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Auction 174, Lot 697

"Carte du Kamtchatka", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Kamchatka

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 20.2 inches
29.5 x 51.3 cm
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Handsome map of the peninsula with excellent detail showing topography, watershed including several lakes, numerous roads and settlements. Filled with rivers, streams, and numerous place names. Includes the islands of I. Ouiakous Atch ou Anfinogen, Isle Schoumctchou, and I. Sirinki ou Dilkon. Block title cartouche. Engraved by J. Laurent.


Condition: A

A crisp impression, issued folding on a bright sheet of watermarked paper with a couple of insignificant spots. There is light toning and soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/11/2019