Auction 121, Lot 693

"Divisions Geographiques et Politiques de l'Asie", Didot, P.

Subject: Asia

Period: 1803 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

24.2 x 17.5 inches
61.5 x 44.5 cm

A boldly engraved map depicting the geographical and political divisions throughout Asia. The map is surrounded by French text describing the history and geography of the region. The historical extent of the empires of Genghis Khan and Tamerlan are show with bold lines. Hand coloring identifies six regions and the related table gives further information on the area. Size given includes text panels.


Condition: A

Dark impression with fine original full wash coloring. There is a trace of offsetting, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 9/26/2007