Auction 90, Lot 286

"Empire de la Chine, Rme. De Coree et Isles du Japon",

Subject: China, Korea and Japan

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm

Nice copper engraved map of the region with good topographical detail. Numerous cities are shown throughout China , with considerably less shown in Korea and Japan reflecting the lack of knowledge of these regions in the late 18th century. On thick paper and engraved by Andre. Barely noticeable light foxing.

References:

Condition: B

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/15/2000

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