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Description: This large beautifully engraved hand coloured original antique map of Siberia and more importantly an early mapping of Alaska and the Bering Straits - was engraved in 1821 - the date is engraved in the title - and was published in Adrien Brues (1786 - 1832) Universel de Geographie. (Ref: M&B; Tooley)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - Off white Age of map color: - Original Colors used: - Yellow, pink, green, blue General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 24in x 20in (610mm x 510mm) Plate size: - 22in x 16in (560mm x 410mm) Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - Bottom centerfold re-joined, no loss