Auction 92, Lot 326

"Carte Generale de l'Empire des Russes en Europe et en Asie", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Russian Empire

Period: 1786 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.8 x 18.2 inches
60.5 x 46.2 cm

After the maps in De l'Isle's Atlas Russicus. Exceptional title cartouche with bears, a griffin and several wind cherubs. A two-sheet map covering the entire Russian empire, especially focusing on Asian Russia. Well mapped topography and tribes of Eastern Russia. Includes a Russian to French translation key for geographical terms. State 2. On thick hand-laid paper with nice watermarks.

References: Pedley #73.

Condition: B

On thick hand-laid paper with nice watermarks. A few light spots and light toning along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/13/2000

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