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An interesting collection in one book, The History of Russia (part of a 4 volume 9 part set - this being the last set) by H Tyrell, tracing Russia since 879 to the age of the late Czars.  The three maps are nicely hand color outlined and accompany 6 portraits/scenes from the Czars.  The maps are in the Tallis fashion of highly decorative borders and vignettes -- Russia in Asia covers the region from the Urals to Kamchatk and vignettes include Troitsk, Kamchatkan dogs, and a bear fight; the Tartary map shows the region east of the Caspian Sea to China, including a much larger than today's Aral Sea, with vignettes of Tartars, the Bride Chase and a Tent.  The Russia in Europe map focuses on the territorial acquisitions by Russia without vignettes.

1851 Tallis 3 Maps:Russia in Europe, Asia, Tartary

SKU: 2279a
  • Title

    The History of Russia containing Russia in Asia; Part of Russia and Independent Tartary; Russia in Europe Showing the Terretorial Acquisitions Since the Time of Peter the Great (DIV. VII)

  • Map Maker Specifics

    J Tallis, 1851 c., London

  • Size

    10 X 13 in maps, book 11.3 X 8 in.

  • Condition

    Excellent.  Sharp strike with excellent color outline.  Only faint age toning.

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