Auction 122, Lot 745

"China According to the Newest and most Exact Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1712 (circa)

Publication: Atlas geographus, or a Compleat System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

Nice copper engraved map in Moll's typical style presents the Korean peninsula, severely truncated, and only part of Japan. China is divided into provinces with the Great Wall separating it from Tartary which contains "The Sandy Desert of Xamo". Title is in simple block.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2007

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