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Auction 174, Lot 708

"Carte de l'Empire de la Chine, de la Tartarie Chinoise et du Royaume de Coree: avec les Isles du Japon", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: China, Korea & Japan

Period: 1788 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.3 x 12.5 inches
21.1 x 31.8 cm
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This copper engraved map of the region displays good topographical detail. Numerous cities are spread throughout China, however considerably fewer are shown in Korea and Japan reflecting the lack of knowledge of these regions in the late 18th century. The directions of the trade-winds are shown.


Condition: A

Issued folding on a bright sheet with a binding trim at lower left.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/11/2019