Lot 4 of 420:
Adrien Brué folding map of Asia 1814  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
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Carte Encyprotype de L'Asie: Dédiée et Présentée à Monsieur Comte d'Artois

Brué, Adrien Hubert


Desray, J. Goujon



Linen-backed folding map, hand-colored in outline. 118x130 cm (42½x51"), with original bookseller's label on verso, housed in folding chemise and slipcase.

Fine and detailed map of Asia extending from the Mediterranean sea in west to Amerique Russe (or Alaska) in the north-east and the Polynesian islands in the south-east; the Arctic circle in the north and the Borneo in the south. Brue was an important and prolific French cartographer, who for a time held the position of Geographe de Roi. 

Lot Amendments

Some wear to slipcase; map very good or better.

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