Auction 151, Lot 625

"Carte de la Tartarie Orientale pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: De la Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.4 x 8.3 inches
31.5 x 21.1 cm

This handsome map covers the eastern part of Tartary with part of present-day Manchuria and Sakhalin Island. The map was based primarily on Jesuit and English sources and is particularly detailed with regard to the river systems. Features a lovely decorative cartouche.

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Condition: A

A hint of offsetting and faint toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/19/2014

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