"Carte de l'Asie", Lapie/Tardieu
Period: 1841 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
21.7 x 15.8 inches
55.1 x 40.1 cm
A very attractive, large map of continental Asia extending to and naming Singapore in the south, and to the Bering Straight and the coast of Alaska in the northeast. The map is filled with great detail of political boundaries, place names, topography, and rivers. Surrounded by a decorative keyboard-style border.
Original outline color on bright paper with wide margins, light toning along sheet edges, and a couple of insignificant spots.