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Rare Russian-Austrian Turkish War Map
Fine map of the Theater of war in the south part of Ukraine and the contiguous coatlines of the Black Sea. According to an article in Neue Zeitungen von gelehrten Sachen auf das Jahr ...., Volume 33 (1738) at p.342-345, the map was drawn from a Russian original in St. Petersburg.
The map of the Dniester River is labeled in red manuscript.
The map depicts the military events and movements of the years 1736 and 1737. "The Russian-Austrian Turkish War (1736-1739, also 5th Russian Turkish War and 7th Austrian Turkish War) was a struggle of allied with the Russian Tsar of the Austro-Habsburg Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire against the Ottoman Empire.
The movements of the Tartar Army is shown in green and the movements of the Russian Army are shown in red.
The French mapmaker Antoine du Chaffat served from 1734 to 1750 as military cartographer in the service of Bavaria.
The map is extremely rare. We are unaware of any other examples on the market.
OCLC locates examples in the British Library, Bibliotheque National de France and Harvard Map Collection.
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