Auction 134, Lot 641

"Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae Mappa et Descriptio Geographica…", Haas/Homann Heirs

Subject: China

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 23 inches
52.1 x 58.4 cm

This excellent and highly detailed map of China is based on the works of Du Halde and D'Anville. The map extends from the Gobi Desert in the north to Hainan Island in the south and includes Tai Ouan vel Ins. Formosa (Taiwan). Decorative cartouches at the bottom feature dragons and a phoenix.

References:

Condition: B+

There are a few unobtrusive light spots in the map and an old repair in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $325 - $425

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/1/2010

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