Auction 98, Lot 368

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

Subject: Russia

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.6 x 12.6 inches
39.6 x 32 cm

Wonderfully detailed pair of maps showing topography, cities, tiny villages, fortresses, and roads. Filled with interesting notations, such as "Miserable Country", "Desert of Kara-koum Water found 4 yards under the sand", and "Srednei Kolinsk 16 houses and 1 church". Published by J. & C. Walker.

References:

Condition: A

Close margins, as issued. Keyboard style border.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 3/6/2002

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