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Auction 158, Lot 408

"Carte de la Coree Dressee par le Journal des Debats",

Subject: Korea

Period: 1894 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

10.3 x 15 inches
26.2 x 38.1 cm
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This map was published in the first year of the Sino-Japanese War, which was fought between Japan and China over control of the Korean Peninsula. Delineated into 8 provinces, the map shows basic information on the river systems and place names including Seoul and Pyongyang (Hpieng-Yang). Includes an inset at top of the broader region including the two warring nations. Published by the Societe de Topographie de France with the imprint of R. Bolze and L. Herrmann at lower right.


Condition: A

Issued folding with minor soiling confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 6/22/2016