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Auction 125, Lot 950

"[Lot of 2] Isles of Gold Antique Maps of Japan [and] So Came They South",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1988-92


Color: Printed Color

See Description

1) Isles of Gold Antique Maps of Japan, by Hugh Cortazzi, Hong Kong, 1992. This book presents a selection of over 90 of the most attractive, remarkable, and historically significant European and Japanese maps of Japan. Extensively illustrated with numerous color plates and monochromes, this volume includes four foldouts and one removable insert. 4to, hardbound in rich, blue cloth with gilt decoration on front and title on spine, with illustrated dust jacket (9.3 x 12"). As new.

2) So Came They South, by Robert Clancy and Alan Richardson, Singapore, 1988. This interesting books presents the story of the discovery and subsequent mapping by Europeans of the Australian continent and New Zealand. Beautifully Illustrated with numerous color and black and white plates, 176 pages. 4to, hardbound in illustrated covers with dust jacket and protective sleeve (9.5 x 13"). As new.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/24/2008