Catalog Archive
Auction 106, Lot 457

"Asien nach J. M. F. Schmit", Dirwaldt, Joseph

Subject: Asia

Period: 1816 (published)

Publication: Allgemeiner hand-atlas

Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 12.8 inches
44.5 x 32.5 cm
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Well engraved map extending from Egypt eastward to include all of the East Indies, Philippines, and Japan. Engraved by Tranquillo Mollo, who collaborated with several French and English mapmakers and published Dirwald's atlas, but his work rarely appears on the market.


Condition: B

Crisp impression. Close trimmed nearly to neatline, as issued. Some spotting and surface soiling. A small tear, expertly repaired.

Estimate: $140 - $160


Closed on 3/3/2004