Auction 112, Lot 647

"L'Empire de la Chine dresse d'apres les Cartes de l'Atlas Chinois", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.7 x 19 inches
52.6 x 48.3 cm

Attractive and finely engraved map with minute political and topographical detail. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative of the country. A later issue with date and privilege removed from imprint.

References: Pedley #408.

Condition: A

Overall very good with original color. Scattered foxing in wide blank margins, with a couple of stray spots in map.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/28/2005