Auction 170, Lot 643

"Nuova Carta dell' Imperio della China e dei Paesi Circonvicini / Nieuwe Kaart van t Keizerryk China en de Aangrensende Landen", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 9.6 inches
32.8 x 24.4 cm

This is an Italian edition of Tirion's map of China, Korea, and Japan, with the title in both Italian and Dutch. The Great Wall is shown as well as the Gobi Desert. Kamchatka, the Korean peninsula, and Japan are oddly shaped. The Sea of Japan is labeled Mar di Corea.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flat, with a binding trim at bottom right that has been replaced with old paper and a 3.5" associated tear that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/14/2018