Eastern Russia Siberia Kamchatka, old map Bellin 1747
Title: Suite de la Carte de la Sibérie et la Pays de Kamtschatka.
Original antique map of Siberia and eastern Russia including the Kamchatka Peninsula.
Orgin: L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague.
The outline of Kamchatka had been recently established by the First Kamchatka expedition of 1725-1729., The map includes a partial voyage track for the 1648 voyage of Semen Dezhnev, who led the first voyage around Eurasia through what later became known as the Bering Strait. There is also a track for the route between Okhotsk and Kamchatka, sailed by Bering in 1740. 16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map.
Size: Image app.: 10.5 x 9.5 inches. 26 x 24 cm. Condition: Hand colored map in very good overall condition, folds as published