“ Pagode du Dalaï Lama ”
Tibet – Bhutan – Nepal – Russia – Tartarie Independante, Carte de la, qui comprend le Pays de Calmuks, celui des Usbeks, et le Turkestan, avec leurs dependances. With large title-cartouche by J. Arrivet charmingly decorated with plants and regional characteristics + miles indicator. Map engraving of South Russia + Tibet composed by Rigobert Bonne (Raucourt, Ardennes, 1727 – 1795) for Lattré in Paris. C. 1770. 12⅝ × 17¾ in (32.2 × 45.2 cm).
Outline color. – Typographic watermark. – Center: Samarkand . The lower right quarter of the map south of the Gobi Desert marked
“ Tibet ou Budtan ”
“ Pagode du Dalaï Lama ” ( Lhasa )
as center as well as “Petit Tibet” north of the headwaters of the Ganges (recte Indus?) and in such a manner comprising
Tibet , Nepal + Bhutan .
Otherwise with Georgia – Caspian Sea – Dagestan – Khorasan – Turkmenistan – Uzbekistan – Kashmir . – In the west and north from Trebizond with Black Sea + Sea of Azov up to Kazan – Yekaterinburg – Krasnoyarsk – Irkutsk + Selinginsk . In the south still with Patna – Benares – Delhi – Multan – Kandahar – Herat .
Offer no. 15,225 / EUR 230. (c. US$ 266.) + shipping
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