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Chart of the Baltic From Admiralty and Russian Surveys.
(Europe, Baltic Sea, Coastal Chart, Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Gotland, Finland, Lake Ladoga, Cronstadt, St. Petersburg, Sveaborg, Reval, Riga, Konigsberg).
Issued 1856, Philadelphia by DeSilver.
Uncommon mid-19th century lithographed map, with original hand color.
A map only issued for a brief time reflecting interest in this region due to the recent war there.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, light soiling and small scattered spotting, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
large folio sheet, original centerfold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 18" H x 28" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.1.