"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
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.
Very faint offsetting, else very fine.