Auction 167, Lot 380

"De Eilanden van Japan", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Japan & Korea

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.4 x 7.3 inches
23.9 x 18.5 cm

Based on Jesuit and Dutch cartographic sources and on the Dudley/Jansson model, this map includes the coastline of Terre de Iesso Yedzo, ou Sesso and the insular form of Korea. The map is topped with a lovely cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter.

This map appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, a Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690. The Dutch edition was published by Francois Halma and included 98 maps and views.

References: Walter #58 & OAG-48

Condition: A

A sharp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/28/2018

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