Auction 103, Lot 440

"A New Map of Chinese & Independent Tartary, from the Latest Authorities", Cary, John

Subject: Asia

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: New Universal Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 18 inches
50 x 45.7 cm

Very finely detailed map covering the heart of Asia from present-day Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, through to Japan. The map is beautifully engraved to feature the topography as well as political detail. Nice original color in pastel shades.

References: Phillips (A) 714-47.

Condition: B

Two closed splits on centerfold just into map, a few tears and chips along edges, well away from image. Light offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/11/2003