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TRESCOTT, John & SCHMIDT, Jakob. [A three-sheet map of the Russian Empire]
Tabula Geographica Generalis Imperii Russici... Augsburg, Tobias Conrad Lotter, 1784. Original colours with some additions. Three sheets conjoined, total 630 x 1380mm. Minor reinforcements to edges and binding folds.
A fine large scale map detailing the expanse of the Russian Empire under Catherine the Great, stretching from Poland to Kamchatka and the Aleutian Islands. There are three cartouches: the title is supported by embodiments of mapmaking and discovery; the scale has an obelisk with an 'E' crowned with laurels (the first letter of Catherine's name in Russian); and bottom right is a vignette of Catherine herself looking at a map of her conquests during the Russo-Turkish war (1768-74), aided by Mercury, a view of St Petersburg behind. This map was first published in St Petersburg in 1776.
[Ref: 15673]    £2,800.00 ($3,640 • €3,130 rates)


TRESCOTT, John & SCHMIDT, Jakob. [An impressive three-sheet map of the Russian Empire]
Tabula Geographica Generalis Imperii Russici.. Venice: Remondini, 1782. Coloured. Three sheets conjoined, total 650 x 1410 A very fine example.
A fine large scale map detailing the expanse of the Russian Empire under Catherine the Great, stretching from Poland to Kamchatka and the Aleutian Islands. There are three cartouches: the title is supported by embodiments of mapmaking and discovery; the scale has an obelisk with an 'E' crowned with laurels (the first letter of Catherine's name in Russian); and bottom right is a vignette of Catherine herself looking at a map of her conquests during the Russo-Turkish war (1768-74), aidedd by Mercury, a view of St Petersburg behind. This map was first published in St Petersburg in 1776.
[Ref: 10643]    £2,950.00 ($3,835 • €3,298 rates)


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