Auction 126, Lot 712

"Chinese Empire, and Japan", Philip, George

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1900 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

24 x 19.8 inches
61 x 50.3 cm

This pocket map shows the region in excellent detail. Railways, submarine cables and treaty ports are specifically called out. The Great Wall is boldly shown. Folds into pictorial cloth covers (5" x 7") with large paper label "Philip's Authentic Map China." Inside cover is advertisement for the full series of "Shilling Maps" by Philips. An uncommon issue.


Condition: A

The map has a couple light areas of toning, still very good. The cover is fine.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/3/2008