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

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$510
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Carte Encyprotype de L'Asie: Dédiée et Présentée à Monsieur Comte d'Artois
Author:
Brué, Adrien Hubert
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Desray, J. Goujon
Date:
1814
Description:

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
Condition:
Some wear to slipcase; map very good or better.
 
Item number:
283987
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