"Carte de l'Asie ", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre
Period: 1832 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
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.
Original outline color on a clean, bright sheet with minor offsetting and a few spots of foxing confined to the blank margins.