Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 219

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(WORLD.) Sekai Bankoku Nihon Yori Kaijo Risu Ojo Jimbutsu Zu. Color woodblock world map on an oval projection with insets of international figures. 13 3/4x19 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; folded; overall very nice. Japan, circa 1850

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A beautiful Japanese world map with portraits of foreign peoples including North American, South American, Dutch, Indian, Chinese and Korean. Other figures represent fictional lands such as a country populated only by women and folklore-inspired depictions of a giant, a cyclops and miniature people.