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Auction 146, Lot 698

"A Map of Eastern Tartary as Surveyed by the Jesuits in 1709 10 & 11", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Eastern Russia, Tartary

Period: 1751 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 6.3 inches
23.4 x 16 cm
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A fine map of Eastern Tartary that shows parts of present-day Russia, Mongolia, and China, and was based on the work of Jesuit cartographer Jean-Baptiste Regis. In the bottom left corner, the Great Wall of China makes an appearance, stretching into Manchuria.


Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with minor soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 9/4/2013