Dec 17, 2020 - Sale 2555

Sale 2555 - Lot 282

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(KOREAN ATLAS.) Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]. 13 double-page woodblock maps outlined with red. Oblong folio in a leporello format, 15 1/2x7 1/2 inches closed, original stiff paper wrappers, quite worn; various stains and wear, heavy manuscript writing to verso legible in places but entirely obliterated with ink in others. Korea, nineteenth century

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Traditional Korean geography opening with the circular Ch'onhado image of the world followed by maps of China, the Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Korea proper, and 8 provincial charts of the peninsula.