Auction 134, Lot 647

"Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu Isle de Coree, avec les Costes de la Chine depuis Pekin jusq'a Canton", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff…

Color: Black & White

11.3 x 8.3 inches
28.7 x 21.1 cm

This handsome map of Japan is based on the cartography of Kaempfer-Scheuzer. The map extends to Korea, a portion of the coast of China to Canton, the Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan (Formosa). The map is titled in both French and Dutch, with some place names in both as well. A decorative title cartouche fills the lower right corner.

References: Walter #83, OAG-106.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2010