Auction 107, Lot 481

"China", Cluver/Jansson

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1661 (published)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

A lovely map of the region based on the folio map by Jodocus Hondius and designed originally for the Atlas Minor first published in 1628. The detail includes the eastern part of China (bounded in the west by the Great Wall) dominated by several large lakes and major rivers, Korea as a strangely shaped island, and the three main islands of Japan. Strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/9/2004

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