Auction 113, Lot 724

"Carte du Japon et de la Coree", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1748 (published)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau Portatif…

Color: Hand Color

11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

Le Rouge's map of Japan follows the type established by D'Anville with the disproportionately large Korean Peninsula. The large title cartouche features three Japanese gods of fortune.

References: Walter #OAG-97 & #52.

Condition: A

Original color. Overall very good with light soil and damp stains, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2005