Auction 89, Lot 222

"A New & Accurate Map of Asia, Drawn from the most approved Modern Maps & Charts",

Subject: Asia

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Middleton's Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.2 x 12.5 inches
41.1 x 31.8 cm

Copper engraved map of the region including all of South East Asia and Australia. The map is patterned on his father''s previous maps of Asia. Alaska is shown as a group of islands off the coast of Kamchatka. Tasmania is still attached to the mainland. Good detail and many place names. Attractive later coloring. Minor damp stain in top margin, else very fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/8/1999

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