Auction 124, Lot 644

"Tartaria", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

This charming small map of the northern region of Asia is fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns. It includes part of China and the island form of Korea. The Anian Fretium separates Asia from Americae Pars. Decorative title and scale of miles cartouches enhance. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.


Condition: A

There are some faint damp stains in blank margins, not affecting map.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 5/7/2008