Auction 96, Lot 419

"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

Size:
20.6 x 19 inches
52.3 x 48.3 cm

Attractive and finely engraved map 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: B

Very wide margins and sturdy paper. Small tear on bottom centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/12/2001

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