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Napoleon's Invasion of Russia

SKU: 9822
£600.00

Title:
Napoleon's Invasion of Russia

Date of publication:

  • 1812
  • Place of publication:

    Publisher:

  • Chez Jean
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Engraver:

  • Vallet
  • Carte du théatre de la guerre entre la France et la Russie d'après les meilleurs auteurs

    Our map would have helped the French public follow Napoleon’s invasion of 1812. It features an Imperial Russian coat of arms above cartouche; and a legend at the top right detailing the regions of European Russia. Read more

    The mapmaker Moithy died in 1805 and the publisher, Jean, is re-purposing an earlier map, ‘Carte générale de l'empire de Russie comprise en Europe’, which was published in 1788.

    Condition & Materials 

    Engraved folding map, sheet size 89 x 66 cm, engraved by Vallet, original hand colour, two sheets joined then dissected into nine panels and laid on linen, folding into mottled paper boards, somewhat rubbed and worn. 

    References 

    Three examples of this edition located on Worldcat: OCLC: 494308591 (BNF); 1284691110 (Zurich); 730020786 (SLUB Dresden). Read less