Auction 160, Lot 708

"China", Arrowsmith, John

Subject: China & Korea

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: The London Atlas

Color: Hand Color

24 x 19.5 inches
61 x 49.5 cm

This map of China, Korea and Formosa is filled with detail, including the route of the Macartney Embassy and later ambassador William Amherst. The Great Wall and the Imperial Canal are depicted, as well as a number of roads.


Condition: B+

A bright example with original color, very light toning along the centerfold, a few spots of foxing, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1" into map at bottom.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 11/16/2016