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Auction 101, Lot 436

"Empire of Japan", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Japan

Period: 1835 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 15.3 inches
31.8 x 38.9 cm

A handsome map of Japan with insets of Nagasaki Harbor & Eastern Point of Yeso. Covers the country between Kiousiou and Yeso Islands. Below the title are notes concerning both the homes of the Koubo (Secular Emperor ) at Yedo, and the Dairi (Spiritual Emperor) at Meaco. Keyboard style border.


Condition: A

Pleasant ivory toning. A semi-circular stain at one corner just entering map, still very good.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $30

Closed on 12/4/2002