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The wars of 1735–9, 1768–74 and 1787–92

? Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

Little Tartary and Crimea, 1736-7

ИЗЪЯСНЕНІЕ / ДВУХЪ ПРИ АКАДЕМІИ НАУК / ГРЬІДОРОВАННЬІХЪ ОПЕРАЦІОННЫХЪ КАРТЪ ... // Erklärung / der bey der Akademie gestochenen / zweyen Operations=Carten, / davon die eine den Titul führet: Theatrum Belli c.1737

Letterpress text framed with tooled design, printed on paper | 48.9 x 39.7 cm (image) | RCIN 728001.d

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A letterpress descriptive explanation of the letters which appear on the maps at RCINs 728001.a and b, together with a description of the principal rivers shown on the map. Russo-Turkish War (1735-9). Although the text is the same as that which appears on RCIN 728001.c, the spelling of some words differs, and the setting is different.

  • ? Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg (publisher)

  • Watermark: C & I HONIG

    Condition: one fold line; a small hole in the centre of each lateral margin

  • 48.9 x 39.7 cm (image)

    56.0 x 45.8 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    ИЗЪЯСНЕНІЕ / ДВУХЪ ПРИ АКАДЕМІИ НАУК / ГРЬІДОРОВАННЬІХЪ ОПЕРАЦІОННЫХЪ КАРТЪ ... // Erklärung / der bey der Akademie gestochenen / zweyen Operations=Carten, / davon die eine den Titul führet: Theatrum Belli etc d.i. Schau-Platz der im Jahr 1737. von der / Armee Ihro Kayserl. Majest. von Rußland, wider die Türcken und Tatarn, geführten Krieges. [a descriptive key to RCINs 728001.a and b in Russian and German, printed in two columns on one sheet]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Little Tartary and Crimea 1736-1737.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top left, black pencil:] 1736; [right centre, black pencil, erased:] VIII/8-d; [left centre, black pencil, underlined and erased, illegible, place-names?]

    George III catalogue entry:

    Tartary, Little Verus Chersonesi Tauricæ seu Crimeæ Conspectus adjacentium item Regionum. Itinerisque ab Exercitu Rutheno 1736 et 1737 adversus Tartaros suscepti; editus ex autographis Caroli a Frauendorff in Academia Petropolitana. Theatrum Belli a Milite Augustæ Russorum Imperatricis adversus Turcas et Tartaros 1737 gesti: ex autographis in Acad. Scient. Petropol. Explanations of the above Maps in Latin, Russian and German. 2 sheets. [The same entry appears under the heading Crimea.]

  • Probably from the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), third son of George II; subsequently acquired by George III (1738-1820)

     

  • Subject(s)

    ​Crimea

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