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Auction 167, Lot 377

"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.

Condition: B+

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.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 3/28/2018