Carte de Tartarie (Map of Tartary)
Made by G. Del'Isle in Paris, 1766. 21 1/4"x 29 1/2" in size, copper engraving with hand coloring. Fine copper engraved map of Central Asia. An important and often dangerous section of the Silk Road. Details of kingdoms of nomadic people are plentiful on the map with embellished original color. From a deluxe publication done for the Royal Academy of Sciences. Fine condition, laid paper of heavy stock. Nice, wide margins.
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