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Auction 176, Lot 504


"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

23.8 x 18.9 inches
60.5 x 48 cm
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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 east to the Volga River 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: B+

A sharp impression with contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with a large medallion watermark. There are a few small spots, a printer's crease at bottom center, and a long, vertical extraneous crease.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/12/2020