Auction 117, Lot 835

"Tartariae sive Magni Chami Imperium", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: North Pacific Ocean and Northern Asia

Period: 1595 (circa)

Publication: Epitome theatri Orteliani

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Miniature map of Tartary or the Empire of the Great Cham, also showing the Bering Straits and the north west coast of America south to include C. Californio. The huge islands of Japan fills the sea between the continents. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/6/2006

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