Auction 101, Lot 424

"Nouvelle Representation des Côtes Nord et Est de l'Asie", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1772 (dated)

Publication: Diderot's Encyclopedie

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.8 x 11.5 inches
37.6 x 29.2 cm

Very interesting map showing the northeast coasts of Russia with Korea and Japan. The interior of the map is nearly covered with two insets (one within the other) containing different views of Kamchatka. Includes the coast of North America with a group of islands where Alaska would be.

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Condition: A

Folded as issued on watermarked paper. Slightly uneven impression.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 12/4/2002

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