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Auction 195, Lot 703

"Grande Tartarie et Isles du Japon, Suivant les Relations les Plus Autentiques", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1766 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.3 x 11.1 inches
31.2 x 28.2 cm
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Attractive map of northern Asia and Japan decorated with a nice title cartouche. The frame-style border was printed from a separate plate.


Condition: A

A nice impression with full contemporary color, an old paper repair in the left margin on recto, light toning along the edges of the sheet, and trimmed at top by the bookbinder up to the image. A short centerfold separation at bottom has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 11/15/2023