Auction 101, Lot 422

"Nouvelle Carte de l'Empire de Russie…", Ides, Evert Isbrand

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1718 (published)

Publication: Voyages Par Le Muscovie, En Perse, Et Aux Indes Orientales

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.5 x 11.1 inches
36.8 x 28.2 cm

Evert Isbrand Ides' embassy from the Russian Czar to Peking in 1693-95 provided Europeans with a detailed account of life in China and his map provided an important account of the frontier settlements and topography of Northern Asia. The eastern coast is severely truncated and Coree is shown as a small island. Two decorative cartouches.

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Condition: A

Very faint offsetting, else very fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/4/2002

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