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Korea (and Japan)
KITCHIN, Th.,  A map of Quan-Tonge province and the kingdom of Kau-Li or Korea., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Th. - A map of Quan-Tonge province and the kingdom of Kau-Li or Korea.
London, 1747, Coloured.. 270x218mm. Some marginal spotting. Short left margin, now reinforced for protective reason. In good condition.
Detailed map of Korea, Liaodong, and the tip of Shandong Province prepared by Thomas Kitchin for Thomas Salmon's "Universal Traveller", based on D'Anville's landmark map of 1735.
The map is of interest for the use of Sea of Korea, th...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAUGONDY, R. de, L'Empire du Japon. . ., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - L'Empire du Japon. . .
Paris, 1756, Coloured.. 485x537mm. With uncoloured cartouche. Some discolouration and thinning along centerfold, surface dirt, markings and light creasing etc to margins.
Very similar to Joan Blaeu's map of 100 years previously: Europeans by then had been expelled, except the Dutch, whose movements were so curtailed that they were not able to gather much significant geographical knowledge.
Fine cartouche, a mixture of rococo and oriental styles. A first state da...
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Estimate
($ 285 - 340)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
HALL, B., Track of His Majesty's Ship Alceste and Lyra Sloop Along the Western Coast of the Peninsula of Corea by Captain Basil Hall R.N., antique map, old maps HALL, B. - Track of His Majesty's Ship Alceste and Lyra Sloop Along the Western Coast of the Peninsula of Corea by Captain Basil Hall R.N.
London, 1816, Uncoloured. 240x310mm. In fine condition with two folds as issued.
An interesting sea chart executed by Basil Hall during BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS.
From the book “Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea and the great Loo Choo Island”. Engraved by J. Walker and printed by John Murray in London in 1818.
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3