"Charte von Asien nach den Bewahrtesten Astronomischen Beobachtungen…", Gussefeld/Homann Heirs
Period: 1793 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.4 x 18.8 inches
56.9 x 47.8 cm
Large map of the continent including all of South East Asia and the northern tip of Australia. The map is well detailed with up-to-date cartography. Delicately engraved title cartouche displaying oriental vases and an umbrella.
Watermarked paper with light toning and soiling, minor foxing, and archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom. There is a printer's crease adjacent to centerfold at top.