Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 232

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(CHINA.) Morokoshi Meisho Zue. Front inside pastedown with title printed on pink paper, profusion of woodblock maps and illustrations (well over 200, many double-page). 6 volumes. Small 4to format, 10x7 inches, original sewn yellow paper wrappers with printed paper labels, moderate wear; internally nice. Japan, Bunka 2 (1805)

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A superb extensive Japanese atlas and encyclopedia illuminating various elements of Chinese culture such as history, legends, customs, costume, topography, important landmarks, and scientific and military technology.