Auction 103, Lot 463

"Carte de Karazm, Turkestan et Grande Bukarie pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Central Asia

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.2 x 8.7 inches
31 x 22.1 cm

Crisply engraved map centered on Turkestan. Extends to include the Black and Caspian Seas, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the northern reaches of Iran and Afghanistan. Good watershed detail and locates numerous cities and villages.

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Condition: B

A little offsetting that can easily be erased. A few light spots of foxing just in border.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/11/2003

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