Auction 150, Lot 605

"Charte von Asien nach den Bewahrtesten Astronomischen Beobachtungen…", Gussefeld/Homann Heirs

Subject: Asia

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.


Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 9/17/2014