Catalog Archive
Auction 114, Lot 591

"Grande Tartarie", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde

Color: Hand Color

6.3 x 5.2 inches
16 x 13.2 cm
Download High Resolution Image
(or just click on image to launch the Zoom viewer)

Finely engraved little map of the northern part of Asia decorated with a title cartouche incorporating a tiny armorial shield. The Caspian Sea is located in the lower left of the map, while just south of the Arctic Circle the tombs of the ancient kings of Tartary are noted. The map is engraved to show the mountains and forests and includes the Great Wall of China.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 3/1/2006