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Auction 186, Lot 668


"Carte du Kamtchatka ", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Kamchatka

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

11.6 x 20.3 inches
29.5 x 51.6 cm
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Handsome map of the peninsula with excellent detail showing topography, watersheds (including several lakes), numerous roads, and settlements. It is filled with rivers, streams, and numerous place names. The map includes the islands of I. Ouiakousatch ou Anfinogen, Isle Schoumctchou, and I. Sirinki ou Dilkon. Block title cartouche. Engraved by J. Laurent.


Condition: A

A nice impression issued folding on watermarked paper with a binding trim in the left blank margin and a short fold separation confined to the right margin.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $48

Closed on 2/9/2022