Poland Lithuania Red Russia c.1771 decorative scarce large folio Barber mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Red Russia- Great Dutchy Luthuania- Volhinia- Masovia- Samogitia- Ukrain- Podolia].
Issued c.1771-6, London by John Barber.
Scarce mid-to-late 18th century engraved map, with original outline hand color.
Decorative vignette title cartouche showing a cannon, foliage and a tent enhances the visual appeal.
Original fold lines, some well done paper repairs on reverse, various old wrinkles, top right blank margin trimmed close to neatline as issued to facilitate folding, mostly remaining clean - video captures condition much better than words, please watch prior to purchase. Still displays well, a very scarce large folding map.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" x 16 5/8".
Printed area measures c. 12 7/8" x 14 1/2".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.