Auction 133, Lot 616

"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.4 x 7.2 inches
23.9 x 18.3 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

Toning in margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Unsold

Closed on 9/1/2010

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