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Auction 109, Lot 638

"Japan Nippon, Kiusiu, Sikok, Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Japan

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

16 x 13.4 inches
40.6 x 34 cm

An attractive map with insets of Yesso and the Japanese Kuriles, and the Bay of Nagasaki. The map was compiled from the maps of Siebold and the surveys of the U.S. expedition to Japan in 1841. Surrounded with Colton's distinctive scroll border. Includes the text sheet from the atlas.


Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/1/2004