Auction 162, Lot 657

"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

This very attractive, large map of continental Asia names and extends to 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 paper with a "D J" watermark and a hint of offsetting. There are a few light damp stains and some minor scattered foxing mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/26/2017

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