'Possessions russes'. Russian America (Alaska). BUCHON 1825 old antique map

'Possessions russes'. Russian America (Alaska). BUCHON 1825 old antique map

Product SKU: P-8-000443

Price £133.99

'Carte géographique, statistique et historique des possessions russes' by Jean Alexandre Buchon (1825). Very decorative early 19th century antique hand-coloured engraved map. Text in French., 51.0 x 66.5cm, 20 x 26.25 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

The map shows what is now the US state of Alaska as Russian America, as was the case until the Alaska purchase of 1867. The northern part of the western coastline is inaccurate, the northern/arctic coastline is shown as dotted (con

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Carte géographique, statistique et historique des possessions russes'

The map shows what is now the US state of Alaska as Russian America, as was the case until the Alaska purchase of 1867. The northern part of the western coastline is inaccurate, the northern/arctic coastline is shown as dotted (conjectural).

DATE PRINTED: 1825    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 51.0 x 66.5cm, 20 x 26.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Very decorative early 19th century antique hand-coloured engraved map. Text in French.

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Jean Alexandre Buchon

PROVENANCE: "Atlas géographique, statistique, historique et chronologique des Deux Amériques et des iles adjacentes"; par J.A. Buchon, dédié à S.A.R. Le Duc d'Orléans, à Paris, à la librairie de J. Carez, éditeur, Rue Haute feuille, no 18; Chez Verdiere, Quai des Augustins, no 25; Chez Bossange, père, Rue de Richelieu, No. 60. MDCCCXXV [Atlas des Deux Amériques]

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