"La Tartaria Cinese Delineata Sulleultime Osservazioni", Cassini, Giovanni Maria
Subject: Eastern Asia
Period: 1798 (dated)
Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale
Color: Hand Color
18.7 x 13.6 inches
47.5 x 34.5 cm
Finely engraved map of northeast China, Mongolia, Korea, Russia. This detailed map includes cities, villages, rivers, mountains, and also depicts the Great Wall of China. Jeso-Gasima appears off the coast. A large, scenic title cartouche shows two native figures and birds in a landscape.
References: Falk #1798-1.
Wide original margins with a lovely fleur-de-lys watermark. A few tiny spots in blank margins, far from image.