Auction 169, Lot 668

"Carte de la Tartarie Orientale pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Tiree des Cartes Levees par les P.P. Jesuites", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 8.3 inches
31.2 x 21.1 cm

This handsome map covers the eastern part of Tartary with part of present-day Manchuria and Sakhalin Island. The map was based primarily on Jesuit and English sources and is particularly detailed with regard to the river systems. Features a lovely decorative cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with very light toning and some minor foxing mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2018

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