Auction 126, Lot 715

"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 7.3 inches
24.1 x 18.5 cm

Based on Jesuit and Dutch cartographic sources and on the Dudley/Jansson model, this map includes the coastline of Terre de Iesso Yedzo, ou Sesso and the insular form of Korea. The map is topped with a lovely cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's popular pocket atlas.

References: Walter #58 & OAG-48.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $600

Closed on 12/3/2008