China Asia Korea Japan Bukara Tartary scarce c.1830 Lapie large old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte de l'Empire Chinois et du Japon.
(Chinese Empire- China- Japan- Asia- Mongolia- Tartary)
Issued c.1829-33, Paris by Lapie.
Fine elephant folio sheet map, among the largest commercially produced maps of the early 19th century. Engraved with original outline hand color.
Light uniform paper age toning, typical small scattered spotting, otherwise clean, nice looking example.
Sheet measures c. 22 1/4" x 32 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 19 7/8" x 29 7/8".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, pg. 88.