Auction 104, Lot 569

"L'Empire de la Chine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

15.5 x 11 inches
39.4 x 27.9 cm

Attractive map filled with detail. The composition is nicely balanced with three delicately engraved cartouches. The Sea of Japan is labeled Sea of Coree. Engraved by J. van Schley.


Condition: C

Folding as issued with darker toning where it was folded into the book. Binding trim to neatline and a couple of fold separations in blank margins. Small area of weakness with slight loss near title cartouche, reinforced with archival tape on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/10/2003