Auction 114, Lot 589

"Tartaria", Speed/Kaerius

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1646-67 (circa)

Publication: Epitome

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

This is a great miniature map from Speed's pocket size edition that was published by Roger Rea. The map extends from eastern Europe and Moscovi, across Asia to show a Part of America across the Strait of Anian. It extends south to Afghanistan and the Caspian Sea. Korean is labeled Corean Ins and shown as an island. Scores of places named, including Nova Zembla, Permia, Bramas, Permia, and many more. With the imprint of Petrus Karius (Peter Van den Keere).

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Condition: A

Dark impression on hand laid paper with wide margins. Marginal toning or soiling, map image is very good.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/1/2006

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