Auction 129, Lot 767

"Carte de l'Empire de la Chine, de la Tartarie Chinoise, et du Royaume de Coree: avec les Isles du Japon", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1788 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8.3 x 12.5 inches
21.1 x 31.8 cm

This copper engraved map of the region displays good topographical detail. Numerous cities are spread throughout China, however considerably fewer are shown in Korea and Japan reflecting the lack of knowledge of these regions in the late 18th century. The directions of the trade-winds are shown.


Condition: A

Minor toning in margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 9/23/2009