Auction 137, Lot 739

"China According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations", Moll, Herman

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1738 (circa)

Publication: Atlas geographus, or a Compleat System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7 inches
25.4 x 17.8 cm

Nice copper engraved map in Moll's typical style presents the Korean peninsula, severely truncated, and only part of Japan. China is divided into provinces with the Great Wall separating it from Tartary which contains The Sandy Desert of Xamo. Title is in simple block.


Condition: A

Light pencil marks in blank margin, far from map image.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/14/2011