Russia Moscovy in Europe 1758 Jefferys decorative old map hand coloredBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Russia or Muscovy
(Lapland- Moscow- Ingria)
Issued 1758, London. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys.
Charming little mid-18th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Paper remains well preserved, keeping in mind it is not modern or new, so minor flaws to paper unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected.
Small well done repair at top left graticule which is easy to forgive visually.
Clean example with a lovely visual appearance.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 9 7/8" x 10".
Printed area measures c. 9" x 7 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, p. 433.