Auction 99, Lot 446

"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)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
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.

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Condition: C

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.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/12/2002

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