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Auction 95, Lot 311

"L'Empire de la Chine dresse d'apres les Cartes de l'Atlas Chinois", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 19 inches
52.1 x 48.3 cm

Attractive and finely engraved map of China and Korea with minute political and topographical detail. The large title cartouche is resplendent in the French style with musicians, a dancer, and various accouterments representative of the country.

References: Pedley #408.

Condition: A+

Very wide margins and sturdy paper.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/13/2001