Auction 165, Lot 665

"'T Ryk van China", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: China & Korea

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 9.6 inches
19.6 x 24.4 cm

This is a lovely small map of the Kingdom of China showing Korea as an island, the island of Luzon in the Philippines, the island of Formosa, and portions of Japan. A handsome wreath forms the title cartouche. Engraved by Anthony de Winter and published by Francois Halma.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and professional repairs to some small chips along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/15/2017