Auction 160, Lot 686

"Carte de l'Asie ", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: Asia

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.4 x 15.6 inches
54.4 x 39.6 cm

A very attractive, large map of continental Asia extending to and naming Singapore in the south, and to the Bering Straight and the coast of Alaska in the northeast. The map is filled with great detail of political boundaries, place names, topography, and rivers. Surrounded by a decorative keyboard-style border and engraved by Lallemand. Lapie's embossed stamp is at bottom left.

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Condition: A

Original outline color on a clean, bright sheet with minor offsetting and a few spots of foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/16/2016

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