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Auction 109, Lot 632

"Carte de la Chine, avec la Tartarie Chinoise, les Pays Conquis Depuis 25 a 30 ans, et les Etats Tributaries de cet Empire", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 13.7 inches
34.3 x 34.8 cm

An interesting map of the Far East showing the extent of the influence of the Chinese during the 18th century. Locates the Great Wall and Pe-kin and includes Coree and Formose.


Condition: B

Dark impression with original outline hand color. Some very faint offsetting at bottom. Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue repairing a 1-1/2" binding tear, with paper added at binding trim to better accomodate framing.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2004