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Auction 92, Lot 331

"Isles du Iapon", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'univers, Tome II

Color: Black & White

3.8 x 5.5 inches
9.7 x 14 cm

Lovely little map of the islands of Japan. Mallet draws on several cartographers for this representation, thereby making this map cartographically unique. A large decorative title cartouche fills the bottom of the map and a tiny ship sails in the sea.

References: Walter #63.

Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/13/2000