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Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Title: Essai d'une nouvelle carte de la Mer Caspienne.
Published in: Paris, c. 1786
   
Size: 20.5 x 10.2 inches.
52.0 x 26.0 cm.
Coloring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: A very good and dark impression, printed on heavy paper. Lower margin cut on neat line with extended margin.
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Map of the Caspian Sea including cities/towns and regions. Engraved by de master engraver Guill. De-la-Haye., dated "Novembre 1754".
Most place names in French, though some are in local languages. Engraved by Delahaye.

The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea. It is an endorheic basin located between Europe and Asia, to the east of the Caucasus Mountains and to the west of the broad steppe of Central Asia.

Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782) was a geographer and cartographer who greatly improved the standards of map-making. His maps of ancient geography, characterized by careful, accurate work and based largely on original research, are especially valuable.




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