Auction 111, Lot 615

"La Grande Tartarie Suiuant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 8.8 inches
29.7 x 22.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the northern parts of Asia extending from the Caspian Sea through northern China and Korea. The map is filled with an amazing amount of detail. Figural title cartouche and small compass rose decorate the map.


Condition: A

Lightly toned, more in margins. Minor bleed through of color on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/8/2005