"La Tartaria Indipendente che Comprende il Paese de' Calmuchi Quello Degli Usbeks, e il Turkestan, co le Loro Dipendenze", Zatta, Antonio
Subject: Central Asia
Period: 1784 (dated)
Publication: Atlante Novissimo
Color: Hand Color
15.9 x 12.1 inches
40.4 x 30.7 cm
A finely engraved Italian map of Central Asia covering the region from the eastern shore of the Black Sea to the border of China. It is filled with information on the topography, settlements, and fortifications. The lovely title cartouche features a temple.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a, Vol. 4 #15.
Full contemporary color on a bright sheet with the watermark of three crescent moons.