Auction 145, Lot 717

"Carte de l'Empire de la Chine, de la Tartarie Chinoise, et du Royaume de Coree: avec les Isles du Japon", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1788 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.3 x 12.5 inches
21.1 x 31.8 cm

This copper engraved map of the region displays good topographical detail. Numerous cities are spread throughout China, however considerably fewer are shown in Korea and Japan reflecting the lack of knowledge of these regions in the late 18th century. The directions of the trade-winds are shown. Engraved by Andre.

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Condition: B+

Faint centerfold toning with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/12/2013

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