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Auction 156, Lot 666

"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 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13.1 x 10 inches
33.3 x 25.4 cm
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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.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color on watermarked paper. Issued folding with faint offsetting.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/17/2016