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Auction 123, Lot 712

"'T Ryk van China", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 9.5 inches
19.3 x 24.1 cm

Handsome map of the Kingdom of China, including the Great Wall and showing Korea as an island, the island of Luzon in the Philippines, the island of Formosa and portions of Japan. A finely wrought wreath forms the title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.


Condition: A+

A superb impression on a strong sheet.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/20/2008