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Auction 166, Lot 662

"Carte des Isles du Japon et la Presqu Isle de Coree avec les Costes de la Chine Depuis Pekin Jusqua Canton", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1746 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.3 x 8.4 inches
28.7 x 21.3 cm
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This handsome map of Japan is based on the cartography of Kaempfer-Scheuzer. The map extends to Korea, a portion of the coast of China to Canton, the Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan (Formosa). A decorative title cartouche fills the lower right corner. This is the first state.

References: Walter #83, OAG #93.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light offsetting and two tiny worm holes that have been professionally infilled.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $240

Closed on 2/14/2018

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