Auction 126, Lot 711

"Geographical and Historical Map of China", Carey, M. & Son

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1820 (dated)

Publication: Lavoisne's Genealogical, Historical, Chronological & Geographical Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 8.3 inches
26.7 x 21.1 cm

An interesting and informative map titled in the map "China and the Tributary Kingdom of Corea". The map is surrounded on three sides with text that provides information on the religion, geography, climate, and the people of the region, along with a chronological sketch of China's history. A small section is also dedicated to the Empire of Japan. Printed on a full sheet (20.8 x 16.5").

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Condition: B

There is a small fold separation in the map and several short tears and chips at the bottom, some affecting the text.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/3/2008

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