Independent Tartary Turkestan Bukhara Khiva Kokan 1860 Weller large color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Turkestan or Independent Tartary.
(Asia, Central Asia, Turkestan, Independent Tartary, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea, Bukhara, Samarkand, Kesh).
Issued 1860, Glasgow by Blackie & Son. Engraved by Edw. Weller.
Fine large mid 19th century engraved map with original outline hand color.
From an uncommon atlas of the era, a monumental folio production that was fairly expensive in its day.
Well preserved, clean, tiny short splits at ends of center fold, some light uniform age toning to paper as typical, overall a nice looking example with pleasing age patina.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" x 14 5/8".
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/2" x 13 1/2" .
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, 143.