Auction 99, Lot 451

"Nuova Carta dell' Imperio Della China e dei Paesi circonvicini", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: China, Korea and Japan

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.7 x 9.7 inches
32.3 x 24.6 cm

An Italian issue of Tirion's detailed map of the region. The Great Wall is shown as well as the Gobi Desert. The Mare di Kamtzchatka, the Korean peninsula and Japan are oddly shaped.

References:

Condition: B

Old color. A few minor spots and some tears in bottom margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/12/2002

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