Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

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DE L'ISLE, JOSEPH NICOLAS. Atlas Rossiiskoi. Letterpress title and 18 pages (mispaginated but complete) in Cyrillic alphabet including an engraved symbol key; 19 double-page engraved regional mapsheets, and a large folding engraved general map on two sheets joined. Folio, 20 1/2x13 inches, publisher's calf with title blocked in blind to upper cover, quite worn; scattered dampstaining, four small points of worm-hole throughout, lower corners damaged affecting margins only; early printed label in Cyrillic affixed to front pastedown. St. Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1745.

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Russian text edition of the first comprehensive atlas devoted to the Russian Empire.