Auction 130, Lot 704

"Asia", Lizars, Daniel

Subject: Asia

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: The Edinburgh Geographical and Historical Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
34.5 x 15 inches
87.6 x 38.1 cm

This large Scottish produced map is a spectacular engraving of the entire continent on two sheets, both are two joined sheets with their own border. The title is only on the upper sheet. Size given is for each map, which if joined would be 34.5 x 30". Extends south to show Ceylon and the Philippines as well as most of the Malaysian peninsula. Interesting detail includes the Great Wall, and "Fatsisio the Place of Exile for the Grandees of Japan."

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Condition: B+

Fine impression and color with full margins. Some folds with weakness supported on verso with archival paper tape.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/2/2009

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