Auction 99, Lot 444

"Suite de la Carte de La Siberie et le Pais de Kamtchatka", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Russia

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: lHistoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.2 x 9.5 inches
25.9 x 24.1 cm

This map covers eastern Russia including the Kamchatka Peninsula and extends west to beyond the Lena River and into Siberia. Includes the island of Ostrov, here called Sagalin. Good watershed and topographical detail throughout. Sea routes shown. Large rococo-style title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Good impression on hand-laid paper. A little light toning and printers crease in wide margin.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $40

Closed on 6/12/2002

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