Auction 95, Lot 262

"[Set of 3 Maps]", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Russia

Period: 1788 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 13.5 inches
23.6 x 34.3 cm

Matching set of three copper engraved maps with the same title: "L' Empire de Russie, en Europe et en Asie", sheets 1, 2 & 3. All are nice charts in larger format than normally seen for Bonne. Each with excellent color and featuring 10 distance scales. Good detail particularly on the western sheet which names dozens of cities and villages, rivers and mountains. Also delineates in color and names the regions of Russia in Europe. Together the three sheets the entire Russian Empire from St. Petersburg to the 'Camczatca' peninsula.

References:

Condition: A

Very clean maps on hand-laid paper with watermarks.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/13/2001

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