Central Asian Steppe Russian Empire Siberia Tartary China 1697 decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Scythia et Tartaria Asiatica.
(Asia, Central Asia, Russia, Siberia, Scythia, Tartary, Arctic Circle).
Issued 1697, Amsterdam.
Late 17th century engraved map with attractive hand color. Decorative cartouche greatly enhances visual appeal.
At the right edge, Korea is clearly shown as an island.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina, a couple thin minor worm holes in the bottom graticule backed with matching paper and almost invisible when viewing the map. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 8 7/8" H x 11 3/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8 1/4" H x10 1/4 "W.