Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 224

Price Realized: $ 1,000
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(WORLD.) Chikyu Bankoku Yochi Zenzu. Color-printed woodblock map of the world on an oval projection. 18 1/2x26 1/4 inches, folding into original blue self-wrappers with printed paper label; covers slightly worn, map very crisp. Japan, Kaei 3 (1850)

Additional Details

Fine Japanese world map with a calligraphy annotation to the upper right margin by an early owner describing the arrival of the Black Ships from America in 1853 and Russian ships in 1854.