Auction 145, Lot 715

"The Empire of China and Island of Japan, Agreeable to Modern History", Moll, Herman

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1701 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.5 x 9.8 inches
24.1 x 24.9 cm

Crisp copper engraved map with fair detail throughout. The region north of Japan (Land of Iesso) is shown with faint hachures to indicate the coastlines yet to be explored with a notation adjoining the region described as Parts Unknown. The sea between Japan and Korea is named the Sea of Corea and Korea is depicted with a very truncated shape.


Condition: B

Issued folding on watermarked paper with moderate toning and faint offsetting.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/12/2013