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Publisher: Makhaeb, Mikhail.
Title: 'Finljandskoi' [St.Petersburg Region]
Published in: St. Petersburg, 1761-1773
Size: 3.3 x 4.3 inches.
8.5 x 11.0 cm.

Condition: In very fine condition.
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A coloured copperplate map of St. Petersburg and surrounding country, in Cyrillic . Taken from "General Map of the Russian Empire and Maps of Provinces" which contained a general map of the Empire, and a map of each of the 13 provinces.
They were specifically published as a "pocket atlas" for the 1773 edition of Ludwig Backmeister's "A Brief Geography of the Russian Empire".
The title page of the "A Brief Geography..." states that "some of the maps of this publication are not new but originally belonged to a small atlas that was issued together with a pocket almanach about ten years ago. "Pocket almanach for His Imperial Majesty..." Pavel Petrovich 1761.

This very rare publication has a first version of only 12 maps of these 14, drawn and engraved by Makhaev.

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Makhaeb, Mikhail. - 'Finljandskoi' [St.Petersburg Region]

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