Auction 114, Lot 611

"Corea and Japan", Thomson, John

Subject: Japan & Korea

Period: 1815 (dated)

Publication: Thomson's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 19.5 inches
62.2 x 49.5 cm

A lovely map of Japan and Korea that is very detailed and colored by regions showing towns, roads, rivers, lakes and mountains. This edition has the narrow cartouche with the title on three lines. A very desirable map drawn on a scale of approximately 1 inch per 45 British miles.

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Condition: B

Fine engraving and very nice original coloring. On a full sheet of thick paper with wide margins. A hint of toning or offsetting in blank oceans, else near fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/1/2006

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