Auction 158, Lot 398

"A Map of Independent Tartary, Containing the Countries of the Kalmuks and Uzbeks, with the Tibet", Dunn, Samuel

Subject: Central Asia

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: A New Atlas of the Mundane System...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.4 x 12.4 inches
44.2 x 31.5 cm

Detailed map of Central Asia from Georgia east to China. Shows topography, river systems, vast deserts, place names, and numerous notations in the interior including "Hotonuu-solou R. loses itself in the sands." Published by Laurie & Whittle at 53 Fleet Street in London.

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Condition: B+

A strong impression with light offsetting and a centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/22/2016

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