Auction 113, Lot 672

"Nouvelle Carte Illustre de l'Asie…", Vuillemin, Alexander A.

Subject: Asia

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Geographie Commerciale et Industrielle

Color: Hand Color

Size:
33 x 23.5 inches
83.8 x 59.7 cm

Magnificent large chart from this scarce nineteenth century atlas. The map is filled with an impressive array of information illustrating the physical and geographical divisions, shipping routes, colonial possessions, roads, and the plant and mineral distributions. The map is flanked with side panels containing numerous meticulously engraved vignettes representing the various commerce and industry of the different countries or regions.

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Condition: B

Original color. There are a couple of small, light spots in the map and some damp stains in the blank margins, but it is overall very clean and attractive.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/7/2005

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