Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 224

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(WORLD WAR II.) Dai Toa Yozu. Large color-printed Japanese war map of the South Pacific on 4 sheets joined. 58 1/2x82 inches overall, wide margins; folded; excellent condition. Japan, circa 1941

Additional Details

As with the preceding lot, this Japanese Naval Office map is massive in its scale. The map was published shortly before the attack on Pearl Harbor and anticipates the Pacific Theater with placements of naval bases and relative strengths of the United States and Great Britain.