Auction 108, Lot 718

"Mapping the Continent of Asia",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1994 (published)



8.3 x 11.7 inches
21.1 x 29.7 cm

Compiled by Julie Yeo of Antiques of the Orient, Singapore. This well-illustrated catalog of Asian maps presents the story of the mapping of the continent of Asia. While it is not a complete carto-bibliography, it is still a great reference source on maps of the continent, and virtually the only source to describe the history of Asian commerce, colonization, and exploration through maps from Ptolemy to the early 19th century. 88 pp., soft covers.


Condition: A

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/29/2004