"Carte de la Tartarie Orientale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: East Asia
Period: 1750 (circa)
Color: Black & White
12.3 x 8.2 inches
31.2 x 20.8 cm
After charts by the Jesuits, this is a rather detailed map of the region of Sakhalin Island and the Gulf of Tartary. The northern part of Hokkaido is covered by the decorative rococo-style title cartouche.
Early, dark impression with some resulting very light offsetting.