There are eight distance scales in the lower corner, longitude is measured from Paris, and there are many hundreds of place names. The coverage area extends from Constantinople to New Guinea, including China, Tibet, Arabia, Borneo, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Iran, India, Siberia, Vietnam, Palestine, the Caspian Sea, and Mongolia. The map is in very good condition, with a bold, crisp impression, a vertical center fold, as issued, and no rips or tears. It is printed on a heavy paper and is blank on the back, with no printing on the reverse side. There is a blind stamp at the lower left: Chez Picquet quai de Conti.
Please see the scans and feel free to ask any questions. This is an original , authentic antique map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. Lapie (1779 1850) was a French cartographer and engraver. He was a colonel in the French army, where he worked in the corps of topographical engineers.He was the father of cartographer Alexandre Emile Lapie. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Original 1819 Lapie Map ASIA China Korea India Arabia Japan Philippines Mongolia" is in sale since Tuesday, March 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps".
The seller is "new_world_maps" and is located in Lake Worth, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.