"Carte de la Tartarie Occidentale", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Subject: Eastern Asia
Period: 1740 (dated)
Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Black & White
12.1 x 8.6 inches
30.7 x 21.8 cm
Delicately engraved map extending from Korea Bay northwest to Siberia. Great watershed and topographical details. Locates two branches of the Great Wall. Distance scale in rococo-style cartouche.
Strong impression on hand-laid paper. Some very light offsetting.