Auction 111, Lot 623

"Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae Mappa et Descriptio Geographica…", Haas/Homann Heirs

Subject: China

Period: 1724-62 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Homannianus Mathematico-Historice

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 22.7 inches
51.6 x 57.7 cm

An excellent and highly detailed map of China based on the works of Du Halde and D'Anville. The map extends from the Gobi Desert in the north to Hainan Island in the south and includes Tai Ouan vel Ins. Formosa (Taiwan). Decorative cartouches at bottom feature dragons and a phoenix.

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Condition: B

Small stains toned with pastel and minor repairs on fold. Narrow right margin as issued.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/8/2005

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