Auction 116, Lot 771

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

Subject: China, Korea

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.7 x 19 inches
52.6 x 48.3 cm

This is a very handsome 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.

References: Pedley #408.

Condition: A+

Repaired tear in blank margin.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/20/2006

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