Auction 115, Lot 691

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

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
15 x 10.2 inches
38.1 x 25.9 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. This edition is enclosed in a very decorative picture frame-style border.

References:

Condition: B

Map is very good, but lower margin was trimmed to affect the bottom of border at both corners.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/21/2006

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