Auction 90, Lot 266

"L'Asie Suivant les Nouvelles Decouvertes don’t les Point Principaux Sount Placez sur les Obervations de Mrs. De l'Academie Royale des Sciences",

Subject: Asia

Period: 1717 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 9 inches
31.8 x 22.9 cm

Lovely map of the continent including the East Indies. Filled with details including what appears to be a road from Moscow to Peking. The coast of Asia stretches off the map, hinting at a land-link with North America. Title, dedication, and scale of miles cartouches decorate the map. Crisp impression, minor toning.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/15/2000

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