Auction 136, Lot 677

"Asia", Thomson, John

Subject: Asia

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 18 inches
50.8 x 45.7 cm

Fine early nineteenth century map filled with excellent detail, particularly of the islands in both the western Pacific and the Indian Ocean. The map extends from Russia in the north to New Zealand in the south. Notes on the map indicate the discoveries of important explorers in the region, such as Captain Cook, as well as information on indigenous people, safe ports, and other historical information.

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Condition: B+

Original color with a separation at bottom centerfold that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/1/2011

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