"A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire, as contain'd both in Europe and Asia…", Bowen, Thomas
Subject: Russian Empire
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Black & White
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm
Handsome copper engraved map of both European and Asian Russia, but also including Korea and a good deal of China. Filled with interesting detail and embellished with a decorative title cartouche. Even with faults, it is a nice and salvageable 18th century map featuring a lovely cartouche.
Nice, dark impression on hand-laid paper. Trimmed at both sides just into neatlines, toned at centerfold with clean split in lower half that is still attached to backstrap.