Auction 160, Lot 713

"Corea and Japan", Philip, George

Subject: Japan & Korea

Period: 1852 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.9 x 20.1 inches
63.2 x 51.1 cm

A lovely map of Japan and Korea showing the discoveries of Broughton and Krusenstern who traveled in the region in 1796-97 and 1805-11, respectively. In Japan, Kyrushu, Shikoku, and Awajishima are significantly more correct than earlier maps. Nicely detailed with regions delineated, it shows towns, roads, rivers, lakes and mountains.

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Condition: B+

Original color with light toning, a few spots of foxing, an archivally repaired tear that enters less than 1" into image at bottom, and an unrepaired centerfold separation that enters 0.5" into image at top.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/16/2016

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