Auction 129, Lot 765

"La Partie Orientale de l'Asie ou se Trouvent le Grand Empire des Tartares Chinois et Celuy du Iapon", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 9 inches
33 x 22.9 cm

This uncommon map is based on Jesuit missionary reports and is filled with historical and geographical notations. The map extends through Mongolia to the Ob River and Lake Baykal. The Great Wall and a road from Pekim (Bejing) to Narin (Narym) are among the details.

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Condition: A

Minor stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $240 - $325

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/23/2009

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