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Auction 166, Lot 780


"Mapping the Continent of Asia",

Subject: References

Period: 1994 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.3 x 11.8 inches
21.1 x 30 cm
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Compiled by Julie Yeo of Antiques of the Orient, Singapore. This well-illustrated catalog of Asian maps presents the story of the mapping of the continent of Asia. While it is not a complete carto-bibliography, it is still a great reference source on maps of the continent, and virtually the only source to describe the history of Asian commerce, colonization, and exploration through maps from Ptolemy to the early 19th century. 88 pp., soft covers.


Condition: A

Contents near fine with minor toning along the edges of the pages. Covers are slightly sunned and soiled.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/14/2018