Auction 91, Lot 306

"Troisieme Partie de la Carte d'Asie, contenant la Siberie, et Quelques Autres Parties de la Tartarie",

Subject: Russia

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
42 x 20.2 inches
106.7 x 51.3 cm

Two sheets, unjoined, make up this beautiful, large chart of the Russian empire in Asia. Very large title cartouche decorated with windheads, bears and reindeer. The map is filled with wonderful detail of the topography, with particular emphasis on the river systems. Light toning along folds, else very good.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/14/2000

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