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Auction 190, Lot 576

"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
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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.

Condition: A+

Full contemporary color on a bright sheet with the watermark of three crescent moons.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/16/2022