Auction 150, Lot 605

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

Subject: Asia

Period: 1793 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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

Unsold

Closed on 9/17/2014

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