Auction 169, Lot 671

"Regni Sinae vel Sinae Propriae Mappa et Descriptio Geographica...", Haas/Homann Heirs

Subject: China

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 22.9 inches
55.4 x 58.2 cm

This excellent and highly detailed map of China is based on the works of Du Halde and D'Anville. The map extends from the Gobi Desert in the north to Hainan Island in the south and includes Tai Ouan vel Ins. Formosa (Taiwan). Decorative cartouches at the bottom feature dragons and a phoenix.

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Condition: B+

On a watermarked sheet with light scattered foxing and minor toning along the fold at right.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/12/2018

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