Auction 111, Lot 578

"A New Map of Asia, from the best Authorities", Lodge, John

Subject: Asia

Period: 1786 (published)

Publication: The Political Magazine

Color: Hand Color

14 x 12.6 inches
35.6 x 32 cm

Attractive, copper engraved map of the continent extending to include Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia. There is a surprising amount of detail for a map of this scale. The outline of the continent follows the orthodox model for the period. The sea between Korea and Japan is named Sea of Korea.

References: Jolly POL-99; Yeo #184.

Condition: B

Paper replaced in right margin from binding trim with repair of a tiny tear. Couple of small spots in the Indian Ocean.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005