Auction 137, Lot 740

"Nouvelle Carte de l'Empire de la Chine, et les Pais Circonvoisins. Nieuwe Kaart van't Keizerryk China, en de Aangrensende Landen", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 9.8 inches
33 x 24.9 cm

An interesting map of China, Korea and Japan. The Great Wall is shown as well as the Gobi Desert. Kamchatka, the Korean peninsula and Japan are oddly shaped. The Sea of Japan is labeled Mer de Coree.

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Condition: A+

Wide original margins and color on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/14/2011

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