Auction 101, Lot 432

"La Tartaria Cinese delineata sulleultime osservazioni", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1798 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universal

Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 13.6 inches
47.5 x 34.5 cm

Finely engraved map of Chinese Tartary (present-day Mongolia and Manchuria) and Korea. The map includes good detail of the cities and villages, as well as a very good depiction of the Great Wall. Yeso-Gasima appears off the coast. Large scenic title cartouche.

References: Phillips (A) # 670, vol. 3, #9.

Condition: B

Faint scattered foxing, mostly in margins.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/4/2002