"A New Map of Chinese & Independent Tartary, from the Latest Authorities", Cary, John
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.
Two closed splits on centerfold just into map, a few tears and chips along edges, well away from image. Light offsetting.