Auction 110, Lot 604

"Chart of the Discoveries to the North of Japan, in 1643, by the Dutch Ships the Kastrikum & the Breskens, Including the Land of Jeso, Staten Island & Company's Land, of which part was explored in 1787 by the Boussole and Astrolabe", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de

Subject: Japan

Period: 1798 (dated)

Publication: Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 15 inches
48.8 x 38.1 cm

An interesting and attractive chart of the coastlines of northern Japan with two small inset maps and a profile view of Company's Land. From the English edition of La Perouse's voyage, published by G.G. and J. Robinson.

References: Phillips (A) #693-47.

Condition: A

Paper edges and folds reinforced with light Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 3/2/2005