Russia in Europe Crimea Little Tartary c.1798 rare American Roche miniature map

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Seller: Top-Rated Plus Seller oldmapsoldbooks (8,175) 100%, Location: Dover, New Hampshire, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 192156779355 Russia in Europe (Crimea, Gulf of Finland, Bothnia Bay, White Sea, Caspian Sea, Novgorod) Issued c.1798, Philadelphia Engraved by J. Roche A rare antique engraved miniature map, one of relatively few produced in eighteenth century America. All 18th century miniatures in any area are rare today, those produced in the United States especially so. this example of particular note for the engravers signature within the plate below the cartouche. This particular American engraver is enormously rare, and the key reference work on American engravers of the 18th century notes but a tiny handful by him are known, entirely excluding knowledge of this miniature cartographic gem. Paper remains sound & well preserved, minor spotting in blank margins or edge toning. Nice example. Sheet measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 3/8" W. Printed area measures c. 3 5/8" H x 3 3/8" W Wheat & Brun, Maps Produced in America Before 1800, 829 Stauffer, American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel, v. 1, p. 224 (noting plates from 1791 for Josephus, but with "no other plates are known". (!)) Tooleys Dictionary of Map Makers, v. 4 [R10177-R1516] Russia in Europe Crimea Little Tartary c.1798 rare American Roche miniature map Russia in Europe (Crimea, Gulf of Finland, Bothnia Bay, White Sea, Caspian Sea, Novgorod) Issued c.1798, Philadelphia Engraved by J. Roche A rare antique engraved miniature map, one of relatively few produced in eighteenth century America. All 18th century miniatures in any area are rare today, those produced in the United States especially so. this example of particular note for the engravers signature within the plate below the cartouche. This particular American engraver is enormously rare, and the key reference work on American engravers of the 18th century notes but a tiny handful by him are known, entirely excluding knowledge of this miniature cartographic gem. Paper remains sound & well preserved, minor spotting in blank margins or edge toning. Nice example. Sheet measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 3/8" W. Printed area measures c. 3 5/8" H x 3 3/8" W Wheat & Brun, Maps Produced in America Before 1800, 829 Stauffer, American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel, v. 1, p. 224 (noting plates from 1791 for Josephus, but with "no other plates are known". (!)) 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Please do not use a credit card at checkout as we will not receive the payment.PaymentShippingReturns Shipping PaymentShippingReturns Shipping All items are sent well-packed to arrive as you see them. Maps and prints are sent either rolled in sturdy 3-inch-wide tubes or, if small, in a rigid cardboard mailer. Domestic Shipping Costs:Orders under $75 ship USPS First Class for $4.95; or USPS Priority for $7.95. Orders over $75 ship USPS First Class for $5.95; or USPS Priority for $8.95. Foreign Shipping Costs:Orders under $75 ship USPS First Class for $15.00-$20.00, depending on size and weight. Orders over $75 ship via Ebay Global Shipping due to the value it provides to the buyer. However, we are flexible and are willing to work with foreign buyers directly via USPS Priority Mail.PaymentShippingReturns ReturnsPaymentShippingReturns Returns We offer a quibble-free 30 day money back guarantee. We want you to be happy with your purchase and are doing our best to represent the items we sell so they can be accurately assessed before you purchase them. Condition: old, well preserved, worthy of ownership- please read description and view scan, Condition: Used, Type: Map, Original/Reproduction: Original

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