Russian Empire Alaska as an Island 1780 Bonne engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de L'Empire de Russie en Europe et en Asie.
(Europe, Asia, Russian Empire, Ukraine, Poland, Crimea, Siberia, Central Asian Steppe, Kamchatka, Alaska as an Island).
Issued c.1780, Paris by M. Bonne.
Late 18th century engraved map with lovely hand color.
Note Alaska depicted as an island of the coast of Asia.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10" H x 15" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8 3/8" H x 121/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1..