"La Tartaria Cinese Delineata Sulleultime Osservazioni", Cassini, Giovanni Maria
Subject: Eastern Asia
Period: 1798 (dated)
Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale...
Color: Hand Color
18.7 x 13.6 inches
47.5 x 34.5 cm
Finely engraved map of northeast China, Mongolia, Korea, Russia. This detailed map includes cities, villages, rivers, mountains, and also depicts the Great Wall of China. Jeso-Gasima appears off the coast. A large, scenic title cartouche shows two native figures and birds in a landscape.
References: Falk #1798-1.
Contemporary outline color in the map with later color in the cartouche, very light toning along the centerfold, and some foxing mostly confined to the blank margins.