Lot 93 of 223:
First complete atlas of Russia, 1745  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$11,400
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
Russischer Atlas, welcher in einer General-Charte und neunzehen Special-Charten das gesamte Russische Reich und dessen angräntzende Länder, nach den Regeln der Erd-Beschreibung und den neuesten Observationen vorstellig macht
Author:
De l'Isle, Joseph Nicolas, et al.
Place:
St. Petersburg
Publisher:
Entworffen bey der Kayserl. Academie der Wissenschaften
Date:
1745
Description:

[8] pp. + 20 double-page copper-engraved map, one folding out as well. (Folio) 53.5x33.5 cm (21x13¼"). later limp leather wrappers.

This is the first complete atlas of Russia. The atlas was issued also in Russian, French and Latin. The first map is a large, fold-out map of the whole of the Russian Empire; the other maps show the various regions. Each has a pictorial cartouche. 

The maps are:

  • Mappa generalis totius imperii russici
  • No. 1. Lapponica Russica cum adjacentibus regionibus
  • No. 2. Territorium Archangelopolin inter Petroburgum et Vologdam
  • No. 3. Ducatuum Estoniae et Livoniae tabula cum cursu fluvii Dwinae
  • No. 4. Moscoviae gubernium cum adiacentibus regionibus
  • No. 5. Tabula geographica gubernium Smolenscense cum parlibus Kiovensis, Belgorodensis et Voronicensis gubernii complectens 
  • No. 6. Territorium Mesenese et Pustoserense cum adiacentibus insulis et territoriis
  • No. 7. Tataria minor cum adiacentibus Kioviensi et Belgorodensi guberniis
  • No. 8. Provinclarum Ustigae et Chylnovi nec non Territoriorum Iarenscensis Vagae Ustiugae Soliwytschegdae delineatio geographica
  • No. 9. Casaniae regnum cum adiacentibus provinciis et parte fluvii Volgae
  • No. 10. Delineatio fluvii Volgae a Samara usque ad Tsaricin
  • No. 11. Territorium Pontumevxinum at mare Caspium interiacens Cubaniae et Georgia delineationem geographicam reliquamque partem fluvii Volgae eiusque Ostium exhibens
  • No. 12. Pars Sibiriae tractum inter Salinas ad Camam et Tobolium comprehendens.
  • No. 13. Uffensis provincia cum adiacentibus regionibus
  • No. 14. Partes fluviorum Petschorae Obii et Ieniseae una cum eorum Ostiis in Oceanum Septentrionalim se exonerantium
  • No. 15. Tractus fluviorum Irtisch, Tobol, Ieniseae et interiacentibus regionibus
  • No. 16. Pars Maris Glacialis ostiumque fluvii lenae cum territorio septentrionali Iakutensi
  • No. 17. Irkutensis vice praefectura cum Mari Baikal et fonte fluvii Lenae pertibus fluviorum Argun et Amur ac circumiacentibus territoriis
  • No. 18. Territorii Iacutensis pars orientalior cum maxima parte terrae Kamtschatkae
  • No. 19. Ostium fluvii Amur cum parte australiori terrae Kamtschatkae variisque in oceano sitis insulis inter quas pars eminet Iaponiae.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some darkening and wear to text leaves, title page backed, marginal repairs/reinforcements to other prelims; general map with a few repairs and short unrepaired tears, a bit toned as is final map which has some edge wear; overall very good, maps generally quite clean.
 
Item number:
301875
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