Auction 95, Lot 316

"The Empire of China and Island of Japan, Agreeable to Modern History", Moll, Herman

Subject: Eastern Asia

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.5 x 9.9 inches
24.1 x 25.1 cm

Crisp copper engraved map with fair detail throughout. The region north of Japan is shown with faint hachures to indicate the coastlines yet to be explored. A notation above the region describes the 'Parts Unknown'. The sea between Japan and Korea is named the 'Sea of Corea' and Korea is depicted with a very truncated shape.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/13/2001

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