Auction 136, Lot 678

"Asien", Kiepert, Heinrich C.

Subject: Asia

Period: 1854 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.2 x 20.2 inches
64 x 51.3 cm

Well engraved map extending from northern Africa eastward to include the East Indies, Philippines and Japan. This map was part of a world atlas that Kiepert, along with C.F. Weiland, worked on from 1846 to 1856. Engraved by Carl Jungmann. A color key indicates the colonial possession of the Europeans, the Chinese and the Imam of Muskat (Arabia).


Condition: B

Original color. Repaired 6" tear in image on left side along with some light toning.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Closed on 6/1/2011