"Empire de la Chine, Rme. De Coree et Isles du Japon", Bonne, Rigobert
Subject: China, Korea & Japan
Period: 1770 (circa)
Color: Black & White
13.7 x 9.2 inches
34.8 x 23.4 cm
Nice copper-engraved map of the region with good topographical detail. Numerous cities are shown throughout China, with considerably fewer shown in Korea and Japan reflecting the lack of knowledge of these regions in the late 18th century. The offshore islands of Hainan and Formosa are also shown. Engraved by Andre.
Watermarked paper with minor offsetting and a couple of insignificant spots.