Auction 144, Lot 231

"Carte de la Tartarie Chinoise", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Eastern Asia

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.2 x 11.5 inches
41.1 x 29.2 cm

Finely engraved map of present-day Mongolia, northeast China and Korea. Hokkaido (Jeso-Gasima) appears just above the cartouche, which is finely engraved in the elaborate baroque style featuring leaves, flowers, and a teapot. Many cities, towns, and harbors appear in fine detail.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with wide margins, light toning and a damp stain in top margin, far from map.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 4/3/2013

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