18th Century Map of the River Volga by John Gibson
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Title: An Exact Map of the Course of the Great River Volga, from the Survey made by Order of the Russian Court agreeable to the set of Maps published in St. Petersburg in 1745.
Description: Engraving by J. Gibson dated Jan 1753. Fascinating 18th century map with a very decorative rococo style title cartouche. Possibly from the publication Revolutions of Persia. Scarce.
Condition: Folding copy, some damage to bottom margin and slight to border, offsetting and age discolouration. Ink inscription verso.
Image size: 295 x 455mm
11.5 x 18 " approx.
Order No. 1948