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Stock# 54585
Description

Interesting highly detailed map showing Central Asia, Russian Asia, Mongolia, etc.  and extending southwest to the Gobi Desert and east to Kamtchatka and the Northeast Passage.

Based upon source material from De Vaungondy and De L'Isle's Russian Atlas.

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.