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Russia in Asia and Tartary by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co

£45.00 Approx $55.35, €51.19

Code: 53867

Date: 1854

Published 1854 in Pennsylvania, dated 1850 .  Lithograph with original full wash hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 42.2cms x 34.2 cms; image size: 383mm x 313mm.   Detailed map of Russia, Tartaria and China, extending to Corea and Japan. Toning to margins .  One small black speck in between L and I in Mongolia else very good condition.

Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. were a publishing company based in Philadelphia. They were part of the burgeoning atlas and map publishing in the early to mid-nineteenth century. They published many famous works, including Tanner’s New Universal Atlas.  Their maps are notable for the decorative borders and fine, vivid original hand colouring.