Lot 497 of 522:
Bering explores Siberia & Kamtcschatka  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$60
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Emanuel Bowen: Capt. Behring Travelled from Tobolski Capital of Siberia to the Country of Kamtschatka
Author:
Bowen, Emanuel
Place:
London
Publisher:
Date:
c.1747
Description:

Copper-engraved map, with hand-colored pictorial cartouche (coloring likely later). 17.8x32 cm (7x12½").

Map showing Behring's travels from Tobolsk over Lake Baikal to Kamchatka. A large title cartouch occupies an unknown expanse of the Arctic coastline of Siberia, and shows two Tartar figures, equipped for hunting and has a brief dictionary of terms from the Russian to English for the words - Krepost (fortress), Ostrog (little fort), Sloboda (borough) and Monastir (convent). This was the earliest English language map to show the route of explorer Vitus Behring.

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Condition:
Basically fine.
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Item number:
302828c
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