Auction 91, Lot 320

"Terres Arctiques & Terre de Iesso",

Subject: Japan

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.2 x 5.8 inches
10.7 x 14.7 cm

A fine miniature map of the northern part of Japan depicting De Vries discoveries to the north of Honshu. The names "Jesso", Terre des Etats", and "Terre de la Compagnie" appear, as well as the "Detroit d'Vries" and "Detroit de Sungar". Five sailing ships decorate the map.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/14/2000

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