Auction 133, Lot 616

"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1683 (published)


Color: Hand Color

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


Closed on 9/1/2010