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Auction 105, Lot 486

"Nieuwe Kaart van Tartarie…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 11 inches
34.3 x 27.9 cm
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Very detailed chart of Russia and Mongolia reflecting the recent discoveries in Kamchatka by Witsen with the icy cape K. Suetonines, which was believed to render it impossible to sail round the northeastern tip of Asia. Compagnie Land is shown off the southern coast of Kamchatka. Title in block style and a small compass rose decorates the chart.


Condition: A+

Fine original color and huge margins. Minor printer's crease at center.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2003