Auction 135, Lot 641

"Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu Isle de Coree, Avec les Costes de la Chine Depuis Pekin Jusqu'a Canton", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1746 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages…

Color: Hand Color

11.3 x 8.4 inches
28.7 x 21.3 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). A decorative title cartouche fills the lower right corner. This is the first state.

References: Walter #83, OAG #93.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 2/16/2011