Lot 372 of 522:
Western half of Russian Empire 1794  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Asiatic Part of the Russian Empire from the Maps Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg, with the New Discoveries of Captn. Cook &c.

Author:
Laurie & Whittle

Place:
London

Publisher:

Date:
1794

Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored. 47.2x64 cm (18½x25¼").

Map of northeastern Russia, extending to Bering's Strait and the Aleutian Islands, and south to a roughly indicated Sakhalin Island. The map was compiled from the maps of the Imperial Academy at St. Petersburg, with additional information from Capt. Cook's exploration of Kamchatka. It shows the discoveries of Cook, Petuszcoff and Bering, with a note on Bering's Island referring to his death there in 1741. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Darkening along centerfold, faint crease at lower left corner; very good.


 
Item number:
307133
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