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Auction 189, Lot 598

"La Chine, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, Etc. Augmentees de Nouveau", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: China & Korea

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 8.9 inches
30 x 22.6 cm
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A very uncommon map with a pictorial cartouche featuring Chinese merchants with temples in the background. The map covers most of China with an unusual depiction of the Korean peninsula showing the Isle de Fungma ou de Quelpaerts at its southern tip.


Condition: B+

A dark impression that is slightly weak in the title cartouche, issued folding with very light toning and faint damp stains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/14/2022