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WILKINSON, Robert. [Map of the Russian Empire]
The Russian Empire in Europe and Asia. London, Hamilton, Adams & Co: 1828. Original outline colour. 235 x 335mm.
Map of the Russian Empire, engraved by E Bourne. At the top is a half circle title panel which also bears the publisher's imprint. This map is a later edition of Robert Wilkinson’s map that first appeared in 1801.
[Ref: 17579]    £100.00 ($141 • €114 rates)

NANTIAT, Jasper. [Two-sheet map of the Russian Empire]
The Russian Dominions in Europe, drawn from the latest Maps, printed, by the Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg; revised and corrected, with the Post Roads & New Governments, from the Russian Atlas of 1806. London, James Wyld, 1843. Original colour. Pair of steel engravings, each c.560 x 940mm. Minor repairs to binding folds.
A large and detailed map, extending west to east from the Baltic to the Urals and north to south from the Arctic Ocean to Georgia. Originally published in 1808 the recent imperialist rivalry with Russia, especially in Central Asia (the 'Great Game'), had renewed British interest in that country. The tensions led to the Crimean War a little over a decade later. Normally this map is found dissected and laid on linen, so this is a better than usual example.
[Ref: 8576]    £500.00 ($705 • €572 rates)

TALLIS, John. [Map of Siberia with decorative vignettes]
Russia in Asia. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 260 x 330mm.
From one of the last decorative atlases, with decorative vignettes showing bear hunting and local scenes.
[Ref: 9748]    £110.00 ($155 • €126 rates)

TALLIS, John. [Mid 19th century map of Russia in Europe]
Russia in Europe. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 355 x 240mm.
A detailed map of Russia, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced, with seven attractive vignettes including views of St. Petersburg and local scenes including Napoleon's army fleeing from Moscow.
[Ref: 17145]    £160.00 ($225 • €183 rates)

 St Petersburg 

DE L'ISLE, Joseph Nicolas. [A Russian map of the environs of St Petersburg]
Ingria et Carelia. St Petersburg: Geographical Department of the Academy of Sciences, c.1745. Sheet 595 x 450mm. Trimmed close to neatline, ink stamp of the Depot de la Marine.
A map of the environs of St Petersburg, published in the "Atlas Russicus". The title cartouche features a statue of Peter the Great in front of the city.
[Ref: 12245]    £700.00 ($986 • €800 rates)

HAAS, Johann Matthias. [18th century town plan of St Petersburg]
Accurater Grundris der Kayserlichen Residentz Stadt St. Petersburg. 1750. Hamburg, c.1750. 280 x 340mm.
An unusual plan of St Petersburg with an extensive key in German underneath.
[Ref: 17686]    £600.00 ($845 • €686 rates)

Anonymous. [Italian town plan of St. Petersburg]
Pianta della Citta di S.Peterburg. Italy, c. 1760, copper engraving, 155 x 185mm.
An unusual plan of St Petersburg, with an inset view of the fort on Cronslot island.
[Ref: 12121]    £300.00 ($423 • €343 rates)

OTTENS, Reinier & Joshua. [18th century St Petersburg]
Nova ac Verissima Urbis St. Petersburg ab Imperatore Russico Petro Alexii F. conditæ, item Fl. Nevæ, Fossæ Jussu Imp. Russ. factæ, ac regionis circumiacnetis Delineatio Amsterdam: the Widow of J. Ottens, c.1765. Original colour. 520 x 600mm.
Two maps on one sheet. Below is a map of St Petersburg, with the proposed development of the island Wasili Osterow, with a Dutch-style grid of canals. Above is a map of the environs of the city, with the course of the Neva river.
[Ref: 11670]    £2,200.00 ($3,100 • €2,515 rates)

Anonymous. [View of the Old Stock Exchange, St Petersburg]
La Bourse. c.1840. Coloured lithograph. Printed area 245 x 340mm.
The Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange (also Bourse) and Rostra Columns are significant examples of Greek revival architecture. Designed by French architect Thomas de Thomon, and inspired by the Greek Temple of Hera at Paestum. The rostra columns erected on either side of the Stock Exchange were completed in 1811. The Old Stock Exchange is sited to fill the majestic sweep of the Spit (in Russian Strelka) of Vasilievsky Island, just opposite the Winter Palace. A monumental sculptural group similar in form to a quadriga featuring Neptune, and symbolizing maritime commerce, is mounted above the portico.
[Ref: 14104]    £650.00 ($916 • €743 rates)

MANDEVILLE, H. [View of Kronstadt]
Cronstadt, from the Bay of St Petersburg... London, Read & Co. 31 May 1854. 305 x 430mm.
The town and fortress of Cronstadt. Showing the north side of the island, and its proximity and means of defence to the capital (St Petersburg) shown to the top right of the image, and adjacent coast.
[Ref: 17090]    £250.00 ($352 • €286 rates)

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