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Auction 142, Lot 651

"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
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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.


Condition: A

Watermarked paper with minor offsetting and a couple of insignificant spots.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 11/28/2012