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Auction 92, Lot 332

"Iapon or Niphon, The Land of Iesso and Straits of the Vries &c.", Moll, Herman

Subject: Japan

Period: 1712 (published)

Publication: Atlas geographus

Color: Black & White

6.5 x 5 inches
16.5 x 12.7 cm

Small map of Japan with the northern region depicted with a compact Honshu and faintly engraved coastlines, indicating the region yet unexplored. Korea is merged with the Asia continent, so that it does not even appear to be a peninsula.

References: Walter #42.

Condition: C

Right side of map has been cut near the border and reattached, leaving a small area of loss (affecting the title & border of the title block). It is also re-margined at bottom with a different paper stock.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/13/2000