Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 312
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
(CHINA.) Gutzlaff, Charles. A General Map of China Chinese-Tartary & Tibet drawn from the Particular Maps of the Jesuits. Folding lithographed map of the Chinese Empire and Korea. 19x28 1/2 inches sheet size; closed tear at mounting tab, slight browning at folds, few minor edge tears. New York: John P. Haven, 1834

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Geography is entirely borrowed from Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville's map of the region from a century earlier. Interestingly, this map was lithographed by the famous Nathaniel Currier, and is an example of some of his earliest work.