Auction 122, Lot 740

"Kaart van het Keizerryk China, Chineesch Tartarye, het Koninkryk Korea, en de Japansche Eilanden", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: Eastern Asia

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.4 x 12.5 inches
21.3 x 31.8 cm

A drape-style title cartouche makes this a very handsome map of Eastern Asia. It covers China, Korea, Japan and Siberia, here called Chinese Tartary. The Great Wall is prominently depicted, separating China from the wild regions to the north.

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Condition: A

There is a bit of light spotting in the blank margins, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/5/2007

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