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Auction 174, Lot 693

"Tartaria", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographiam

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm
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This charming small map of the northern region of Asia is fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns. It includes part of China and the island form of Korea. The Anian Fretium separates Asia from Americae Pars. The composition is enhanced by decorative title and distance scale cartouches. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-6a #33.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/11/2019