Map of Asia c1795
Antique Map of Asia from the Best Authorities by John Russell c1795 - 1811 edition. An original engraved map as published for Guthrie's System of Geography. An attractive map of Asia by the cartographer John Russell.
Good condition, engraving with some age tone, with later outline and wash colour, folds as issued.
Engraved area approx 7.5" x 8.75" (190mm x 225mm)
John Charles Russell (1750-1829) was an engraver and draughtsman for many cartographers including Dalrymple (1744-5). He also drew and engraved maps for major publishers including, Benjamin Henry, Robert Sayer and John Moore. He also contributed to a number of published works including Guthrie's "System of Geography" (1785), "American Atlas (1795) and Burney's "Voyages" (1813).
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