Auction 137, Lot 724

"[Lot of 14 - Asia]",

Subject: Asia

Period: 1749-1891 (circa)

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This lot contains a diverse group of maps for the Asia collector.

A. Carte de L'Empire de Hya et Partie de Tangut…, by Nicolas Bellin, dated 1749, B&W (12.3 x 8.8"). Condition: Folding, as issued with a few small, unobtrusive spots. (B+)

B. De la Tartarie, by Clout, circa 1785, Hand Colored (15 x 12.5"). Condition: (A)

C. L'Asie Divisee en ses differens Etats, by Francois Delamarche, dated 1831, Hand Colored (14.5 x 11"). Condition: Light stain at right. (B+)

D. Map of Asia…, by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., from New General Atlas, published 1860, Hand Colored (13.3 x 10.5"). Condition: Light toning in blank margins. (A)

E. Asia, by D.F. Robinson, circa 1829, Hand Colored (9.5 x 7.8"). Condition: Tear at left that does not enter map image. (B+)

F. Asia, by Thomas Cowperthwait, circa 1850, Hand Colored (15 x 12"). Condition: A few small, unobtrusive spots, and lightly toned in blank margins. (B+)

G. Carte de L'Asie…, by P. Bineteau, dated 1837, Hand Colored (11.3 x 8.8"). Condition: Scattered foxing. (B)

H. Central Asia Comprising, Turkestan, Afghanistan, Beluchistan & N.W. India [and on verso] Russia, by George Cram, circa 1880, printed color (10.3 x 12.8"). Condition: Lightly toned in blank margins. (A)

I. Asien, by H. Habenicht, from Stielers Hand Atlas, published 1891, printed color (16 x 14"). Condition: Stunning color, with a few short tears in blank margins, far from map image. (A)

J. Map of the South East Part of Asia for Illustrating Dr. Robertson's Historical Disquisition &c., by Thomas Cadell, published 1791, B&W (21.5 x 13.8"). Condition: Folding as issued. Toned with offsetting and upper-left side trimmed, with loss of neatline. (C+)

K. Russia in Asia and Tartary, by Thomas Cowperthwait, circa 1850, Hand Colored (15 x 12"). Condition: A tear in top margin closed with archival tape. Light toning in blank margins. (B+)

L. Empire des Mongols, by Drious & Leroy, circa 1867, Hand Colored (11.5 x 9). Condition: Scattered foxing with a damp stain in left blank margin. (B)

M. Asia Centrale (Tibet Thian - Scian - Nan - Lu, Mongolia, Gran Deserto &), by Francesco Marmocchi, from Geografia Commerciale, circa 1858, Hand Colored (13.3 x 11"). Condition: Scattered foxing, with several colored pencil marks. (C)

N. Asia, by J. Bartholomew, published by A. & C. Black, circa 1860, Hand Colored (21.5 x 17"). Condition: Small tear in bottom margin just entering neatline. (B+)

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Estimate: $275 - $375

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/14/2011

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