Russia, Asia, Siberia, Glacial Sea; J.N. Bellin & A.F. Prevost - Carte du Kamtchatka - 1751-1760

Description
Russia, Asia, Siberia, Glacial Sea; J.N. Bellin & A.F. Prevost - Carte du Kamtchatka - 1751-1760
Original Big Folio copper plate

This map is an original 1754 engraving on copper (18th Century).

From the Bellin & Prevost edition, published circa 1754 in his work: “Histoire Générale des Voyages... Paris 1754."

Beautiful map, published in Paris, with excellent inking and water colouring and everything else. Considering the year of publication, it is a geographically well detailed map at every point.

The map is in quite good condition, as per photos. It shows small signs of ageing, which do not affect the engraved area at all, as shown in photos.

Overall map dimensions: 56 x 35 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Russia
Geographical specification
Asia, Siberia, Glacial Sea
Map maker/ publisher
J.N. Bellin & A.F. Prevost
Map/ Book title
Carte du Kamtchatka
Period
1751-1760
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Original Big Folio copper plate
Size of the largest image
56×35 cm
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