Auction 97, Lot 423

"La Chine Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messr's de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: China and Korea

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.7 x 9 inches
29.7 x 22.9 cm

Attractive copperplate engraving with a pictorial cartouche featuring Chinese merchants with temples in the background. The map covers most of China with an unusual depiction of the Korean peninsula with the 'Isle de Fungma ou de Quelpaerts' at its southern tip.

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Condition: B

Light damp stain entering image at bottom

Estimate: $325 - $375

Unsold

Closed on 12/5/2001

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