Auction 91, Lot 316

"China",

Subject: China

Period: 1607-21 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

A lovely map of the region by Jodocus Hondius. The detail includes the eastern part of China (bounded in the west by the Great Wall) dominated by several large lakes and major rivers, Korea as a strangely shaped island, and the three main islands of Japan. Strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/14/2000

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