"Carte Generale de l'Empire des Russes en Europe et en Asie", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
Subject: Russian Empire
Period: 1786 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
On thick hand-laid paper with nice watermarks. A few light spots and light toning along centerfold, else very good.