Dec 06, 2012 - Sale 2297

Sale 2297 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 15,600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
LINSCHOTEN / LANGREN. Exacta & accurata delineatio cum orarum maritimarum tum etiam locorum terrestrium quae regionibus China, Cauchinchina, [etc.]. Engraved folding map, 380x510 mm, margins trimmed close, touching top neat line for about 70-mm, several small spots lower right, closed tear in left margin just reaching into image with some very small loss, small holes at several intersecting folds, entirely remargined; matted. London: Wolfe, 1598

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Classic map of East Asia, with Korea appearing as an island and Japan barely recognizable except by name. The map first appeared two years earlier in an Amsterdam printing. Walter 12 (Amsterdam printing of 1596); Campbell 4 (detail); Cortazzi, pl. 22 (Amsterdam edition of 1596).