Auction 88, Lot 297

"Western Siberia, Independent Tartary, Khiva, Kokhara &c [together with] Eastern Siberia", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Russia

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 12.7 inches
39.4 x 32.3 cm

Wonderfully detailed pair of maps showing topography, cities, tiny villages, fortresses, and roads. Filled with interesting notations, such as "Desert of Kara-koum Water found 4 yards under the sand", and "Srednei Kolinsk 16 houses and 1 church". Keyboard style border.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $95

Closed on 10/2/1999

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