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Blome - Mapp Of The Kingdome Of Tartaria

Blome - Mapp Of The Kingdome Of Tartaria

Code: 77720

£320.00 Approx $404.04, €371.23
  • SALE!
  • Date: 1673
  • Condition: AA
  • Colour: Old.
  • Size: 11 x 16 inches.
  • (previously GBP 420)

Title: 'A Generall Mapp Of The Kingdome Of Tartaria, Designed By Monsieur Sanson, Geographer To The French King, And Rendred Into English By Rick Blome; By His Majesty's Especiall Command'.

Double-page map engraved by Thomas Burnford. From Blome's ''A Geographical Description Of The Four Parts Of The World...''

Arctic Ocean labelled ''The Septentrional Glacick and Scythick Ocean or the Tartarian Sea.'' Charts the Great Wall of China and numerous rivers and cities. Dedicated to Roger Vaughan with his coat-of-arms. Early hand-colored in outline and to cartouche (although some coloring there might be later).

Lightly toned in center fold, very good condition.