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  • Title/Content of Map: The Caspian Sea Drawn by the Czar's Special Command by Carl van Verden in the Year 1719. 1720 and 1721
  • Date: 1721, London
  • Cartographer: H Moll
  • Size: 10.5 x 8.3 in.

    This map of the Caspian Sea gives great deal of detail of the western and southern coastline with numerous place names as well as depth soundings. Three inset views are of the cities of Derbent, Astrakhan, and Terky, but not shown in an inset is the current most important city on the Caspian, Baku. A lettered key at left details the variations of the compass at several locations within the Caspian Sea. A note at right gives information on the Caspian Sea, explaining that the sea never ebbs or flows and that there are likely subterranean passages between the sea and other rivers.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very Good. Nice strike. Slight toning on laid paper. The left margin is at a slight angle. Nice color outline.

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    $95.00

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    Auction ended on Wed, May 9, 2018
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
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    101 Avenue of the Americas
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