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Auction 144, Lot 227

"Carte de la Tartarie Occidentale pour Servir a l'Histoire Générale des Voyages. Tirée des Auteurs Anglois", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Asia

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 8.6 inches
31 x 21.8 cm
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This map covers western Tartary and focuses on the region of present-day Mongolia. This map reflects information from Kyrkov's important surveys of this remote region in addition to Jesuit and English sources. It includes detail of the roads and shows sections of the Great Wall. It is dated 1749, when it was first published in the French edition of Prevost's history of important voyages.


Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a hint of toning along centerfold and faint offsetting.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 4/3/2013