binoche renaud giquello             ARCHIVE Auction - november 2005 - Hôtel Drouot
                                                                            Old maps | Old illustrated books | Travel | Atlas | Topography
    Archive Auction 2005
Rare Maps & Books shop  |   The auction  |   Useful Links  |   Home auction  |   Home  |   French version

CHINE - JAPON


Chine



52     BLAEU, G. China Veteribus Sinarum Regio. ( Amsterdam, ca. 1642) Col. ancien. Coupé au cuivre et réenmargé anciennement. Papier bruni, couleurs un peu passées. Cadre. - Cut till the neatline and contemporary laid down on a larger sheet of paper. Orig. coloured, paper browned. Framed. 410 x 500 mm.

500 - 800 €
Adjugé pour 450 €

¤ Attractive Dutch map of China and Japan found in all Blaeu Atlases between 1635 and 1655. Elegant 17th century map of China and Japan. The map is closely modeled on Jansson's map of 1633. The detail includes the eastern part of China (bounded in the west by the Great Wall), Korea as a strangely shaped island, and the three main islands of Japan. A fine title cartouche flanked by Chinese figures, a richly embellished coat of arms (dedicated to Theodore Bas, a director of the Dutch East India Company), European ships and Chinese sampans decorate the map.


HOME   |   THE BOOK & MAP SHOP   |   THE AUCTION    |   CONTACT   |   French



SLAM      International Legue of Antiquarian Book dealers      International Map Collectors Society          Syndicat Francais des experts Professionnels en Oeuvres dArt objects de collection     CSEDT