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An uncommon 18th century Italian map of Asia

Stock No. 18132 Category: Tag: Cartographer: CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

L'Asia Secondo Le ultime osservazioni Divisa ne'suoi Stati Principali.
Rome, 1788. Original colour. 340 x 480mm.

£580

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A rare map of Asia which extends to include all of the East Indies. One of the first maps to name Alaska (written here as Alghka). The decorative title cartouche features a female allegorical figure of Asia, flanked by putti and a camel. The cartouche effectively obscures Australia.

Additional information

Dimensions 480 × 340 mm
Cartographer

Date

1788

Extra Info

L'Asia Secondo Le ultime osservazioni Divisa ne'suoi Stati Principali.

Publication

Rome, 1788. Original colour. 340 x 480mm.

Condition

A good example.

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