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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : Tabula Seconda de Asia
Date: 1490      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Rome
Description: Important incunabula showing the region that covers the Crimea, the Sea of Azov and the northern Caucasus.
Map Ref: RUS2572
Cartographer: Waldseemuller/Fries
Title: : Tabula III Asiae
Date: 1525      Size: 17 x 12 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Early map of the Caucaus and its surrounding region based on classical geography.
Map Ref: RUS2640
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Armenia & Georgia-Comania
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Miniature map of the Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) with text below. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2632
Cartographer: Pieter van der Aa
Title: : Zee en Landtogt door A. Jenkinson van Astracan gedaan na Tartarien en te Rug tot in Moscow
Date: 1707      Size: 9 x 6 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Southern Russia, the Caucasus, and the shores of the Caspian Sea. Anthony Jenkinson's 1558 journey from Moscow, through Astrakhan, and into Tartary is marked. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2296
Cartographer: J. & R. Ottens
Title: : Carte Marine de la Mer Caspiene
Date: 1723      Size: 23 x 35 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Superb example of Ottens' variant of the first scientific survey of the Caspian Sea. Map on two sheets joined in fantastic full wash original colour. (BC)
Map Ref: RUS2570
Cartographer: Homann Heirs
Title: : Schamachia
Date: c. 1740      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. Birds eye view of the historic city and surrounding countryside. Original colour.
Map Ref: RUS2094
Cartographer: Jonas Hanway
Title: : A Map of the Routs of the Russian Embassy to Persia in 1746
Date: 1753      Size: 19 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: This map of the Caspian Sea and its surroundings was compiled by the English merchant-explorer Jonas Hanway from his own travels and the accounts of a Russian Embassy to Persia in 1746.
Map Ref: RUS2608
Cartographer: Francois Santini
Title: : Carte de la Georgie et des Pays Situes entre la Mer Noir et la Mer Caspienne
Date: 1775      Size: 25 x 19 inches
Published: Venice
Description: A large-scale map of the Caucasus based on a Georgian map first drawn in 1738 and then re-published by De L'Isle in 1766. This is Santini's Italian edition, published in 1775. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: RUS2638
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Part of Georgia & Armenia
Date: 1833      Size: 14 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Sketch map of modern-day Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan showing how the Caucasus were divided between Turkey, Russia, and Persia in 1833. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: RUS2141
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Sketch map to Illustrate Professor Abich's Paper on the Climatology of the Caucasus
Date: 1851      Size: 8 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Meteorological map of the Caucasus noting isothermal lines and weather stations, both constructed and projected. Coloured.
Map Ref: RUS2533
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Das Kaspische Meer nach den neuesten Russischen Aufnahmen
Date: 1863      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Chart of the Caspian Sea coloured to show depths, and marked with depth soundings. Based on the latest Russian surveys of the period. Printed colour.
Map Ref: RUS2599
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Map to illustrate the Historical Geography of the March Lands of Georgia
Date: 1929      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Historical map of Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan showing the ancient roads and giving the classical names for cities. Printed colour.
Map Ref: RUS2634
Cartographer: Intourist
Title: : Pictorial Map of the Caucasus
Date: c. 1930      Size: 23 x 16 inches
Published: Moscow
Description: Unusual separately issued pictorial map of the Caucasus promoted by Intourist, the official body responsible for the regulation of tourist travel in Stalin's USSR. Printed colour.
Map Ref: RUS2607