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Auction 96, Lot 422

"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1683 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.4 x 7.2 inches
23.9 x 18.3 cm
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Based on Jesuit and Dutch cartographic sources and on the Dudley/Jansson model, the map includes the coastline of Terre de Iesso Yedzo, ou Sesso and the "island" of Korea. Lovely strapwork title cartouche. Re-engraved by A. de Winter for a Dutch edition.

References: Walter #OAG 48.

Condition: B

Lightly toned with a couple of insignificant spots.

Estimate: $550 - $600


Closed on 9/12/2001