Auction 107, Lot 480

"L'Empire de la Chine pour servir…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

15.8 x 11.2 inches
40.1 x 28.4 cm

Attractive and detailed map of China and Korea. The Sea of Japan is labeled Mer de Coree. The composition is nicely balanced with three decorative cartouches.


Condition: A

Very lovely later color. Margin extended at binding trim. Issued folded, now pressed.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/9/2004