Auction 113, Lot 713

"Carte des Isles Kouriles d'apres la Carte Russe, Dressee et Gravee par Laurent", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Kurile Islands and Japan

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 9.5 inches
26.2 x 24.1 cm

Delicately engraved chart includes the northern portion of the Japanese island of Hokkaido, the coast of Russia, the Kurile Islands and the southern tip of Kamchatka. Names over 25 islands in the Kuriles. Decorative title cartouche features military gear and weapons.

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Condition: A

Issued folding. Nice impression with modern color. Hint of a stain in blank ocean along centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/7/2005

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