Auction 108, Lot 577

"Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen aus Besehl Kaysers Kamhi", Stoecklein, Joseph

Subject: Taiwan

Period: 1728 (circa)

Publication: Reis Beschreibungen …

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 7 inches
22.9 x 17.8 cm

Very uncommon map of Taiwan. The most interesting feature of the map is the unusual topography with mountain ranges extending far into the ocean off the east coast of the island. Decorated with a title cartouche and simple compass rose.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and attractive later color. Very wide margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/29/2004

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