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

Price: £160.99

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).

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

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.


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

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

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