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DE L'ISLE, Joseph Nicolas. [The River Neva]
Fluvius Newa e Lacu Ladoga Petropolin versus procurrens. St Petersburg: Geographical Department of the Academy of Sciences, c.1745. 445 x 655mm. Trimmed to neatline, ink stamp of the Depot de la Marine.
The course of the river Neva from Lake Ladoga through Karelia and Ingermandland towards St Petersburg. Published in the "Atlas Russicus", the title and place names are in both Cyrillic and Latin letters. The title cartouche features two allegorical figures with the coarts of arms of St Petersburg and the Russian Empire, a horn of plenty and symbols of fishing & farming, signed by a German draughtsman Johann Elias Grimmel (1703-1758).
[Ref: 11569]    £750.00 ($1,009 • €852 rates)


DE L'ISLE, Joseph Nicolas. [Plan of the first Ladoga Canal]
Canalis Cadogensis. St Petersburg: Geographical Department of the Academy of Sciences, c.1745. Old colour. On paper dyed blue, sheet 445 x 655mm. Trimmed to neatline, ink stamp of the Depot de la Marine.
The Old Ladoga Canal, one of the first major canals constructed in Russia, was one of the projects of Peter the Great, commissioned in 1718, completed 1330. It connected the rivers Volkhov and Neva, bypassing the Lake Lodoga, which was so stormy that merchant ships in their hundreds were lost at sea. Published in the "Atlas Russicus", the title and place names are in both Cyrillic and Latin letters. The title cartouche features the instruments and tools used building the canal.
[Ref: 11725]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 rates)


DE L'ISLE, Joseph Nicolas. [The River Neva]
Fluvius Newa e Lacu Ladoga Petropolin versus procurrens. St Petersburg: Geographical Department of the Academy of Sciences, c.1745. Old colour. 445 x 655mm. Trimmed to neatline, ink stamp of the Depot de la Marine.
The course of the river Neva from Lake Ladoga through Karelia and Ingermandland towards St Petersburg. Published in the 'Atlas Russicus', the title and place names are in both Cyrillic and Latin letters. The title cartouche features two allegorical figures with the coarts of arms of St Petersburg and the Russian Empire, a horn of plenty and symbols of fishing & farming, signed by a German draughtsman Johann Elias Grimmel (1703-1758).
[Ref: 11726]    £750.00 ($1,009 • €852 rates)


DE L'ISLE, Joseph Nicolas. [Eighteenth century map of the Russian Empire]
Mappa Generalis Totius Imperii Russici. St Petersburg, 1745. Coloured, 555 x 965mm.
A large map covering the full extent of the Russian Empire stretching from Finland to Kamchatka, published in the 'Atlas Russicus'.
[Ref: 7697]    £3,000.00 ($4,035 • €3,408 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [A decorative map of Russia]
A New and Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire as contained both in Europe and Asia. London, 1748. Coloured. 375 x 455mm.
Depicting Russia, from the Caspian Sea to the Kamchtka peninsula. With Korea, northern China and the Great Wall. With an ornamental title cartouche. Published in John Harris' 'Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'.
[Ref: 11513]    £280.00 ($377 • €318 rates)


EULER, Leonhard. Tab: Geogr: Imperii Russici... Berlin, c.1753, original colour, 320 x 370mm
The Russian Empire stretching from Estonia to the Bering Strait, showing all its main towns and cities in original colour, from Euler's "Atlas Geographicus" published for the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences.
[Ref: 7972]    £260.00 ($350 • €295 rates)


SCHMIDT, Jakob Friedrich. [Map of the Pskov Oblast from the Atlas of Russia]
Mappa Generalis Gubernii Plescoviensis in quinque Provincias divisi. St Petersburg: Academy of Sciences, c.1775. Original colour. 460 x 580mm. Narrow margins, ink stamp of the Depot de la Marine.
Map of the Pskov Oblast, on the Russian border with Estonia, Latvia and Belarus, published in the 'Atlas de l'empire Russe' by Schmidt and Trescot.
[Ref: 14112]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of Russia]
Regno della Russia anticamente Sarmatia. Governo Monarchico. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 108 x 71mm.
A rare miniature map of Russia engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12978]    £680.00 ($915 • €772 rates)


JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [17th century map of Russia]
La Russie Blanche ou Muscovie Divisée Suivant l'etendue des Royaumes, Duchés, Principautés &c. Paris: Dezuach?. 1781. Original colours with additions.450 x 640mm. A very fine example
A French map of Russia based on the cartography by Sanson, with a decorative title cartouche, this example re-issued in a later french composite atlas.
[Ref: 14873]    £450.00 ($605 • €511 rates)


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 ($3,766 • €3,181 rates)


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