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PLAYFAIR, J. - China and Japan drawn and engraved for Dr. Playfairs Atlas.

PLAYFAIR, J. -  China and Japan drawn and engraved for Dr. Playfairs Atlas.
PLAYFAIR, J. - China and Japan drawn and engraved for Dr. Playfairs Atlas.
Date: Edinburgh, 1824
Size: 455 x 547 mm.
Colouring: In attractive original wash colours.
Condition: Very good condition.

Description

Detailed map of China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan engraved by H. Cooper and published by Alexander Macredie. Originally engraved for James Playfair's " A New General Atlas, Ancient and Modern" in 1814.
This is the extremely rare second edition where the word "Geography" in the title has been changed to "Atlas", the map also carries now the name of the publisher "Alexander Macredie."
800€
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  • Reference N°: 34014
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