"Carte de la Tartarie Chinoise", Bonne/Lattre
Subject: Eastern Asia
Period: 1771 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Moderne
Color: Hand Color
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.
Watermarked paper with wide margins, light toning and a damp stain in top margin, far from map.