Auction 130, Lot 719

"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)


Color: Hand Color

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 (Beijing) to Narin (Narym) are among the details.


Condition: A+

Mounting hinge remnant on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/2/2009