Auction 103, Lot 482

"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1683 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.4 x 7.2 inches
23.9 x 18.3 cm

Based on Jesuit and Dutch cartographic sources and on the Dudley/Jansson model, the map includes the coastline of Terre de Iesso Yedzo, ou Sesso and the insular form of Korea. Lovely strapwork title cartouche. Re-engraved by A. de Winter for a Dutch edition.

References: Walter #OAG 48.

Condition: A

Couple of tiny spots, still very good.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/11/2003