Russia in Europe Crimea Little Tartary c.1798 rare antique American-made mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Russia in Europe
(Crimea, Gulf of Finland, Bothnia Bay, White Sea, Caspian Sea, Novgorod)
Issued c.1798, Philadelphia
Engraved by J. Roche
An rare antique engraved minature map, one of relatively few produced in America in the eighteenth century.
Printed in the 18th century on paper which has age toned as always, but which remains sound & well preserved.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].
A charming little map which is not often seen.
In Good+ or better condition, normal light age toning to sheet as typical, as well as a some light small age staining or foxing, overall the printed area is clean, well preserved and very attractive
A little known small map which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 3/8" W.
Wheat & Brun, Maps Produced in America Before 1800 , 829