Tibet Potala Kobi desert Tartary Asia 1749 Bellin mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte du Grand Thibet.
(Asia / Tibet).
Issued 1749, Paris by Bellin.
Mid-18th century engraved map, with lovely hand color. Depicts what is almost certainly imaginary or apocryphal terrain features.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10"H x 13 5/8"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8 1/2"H x 12 3/8"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.