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Publisher: ANVILLE, J.B.D'
Title: Royaume de Corée.
Published in: The Hague, 1737
   
Size: 20.5 x 13.9 inches.
52.0 x 35.3 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Wide margins, a very good and dark impression. Mint.
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With a quite elaborately pictorial cartouche, engraved by G.Kondet. One of the earliest separate maps of Korea.
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782), French cartographer. Compiled over 200 maps. This map is from his most important work Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, published in The Hague 1737. The principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century. (Tooley)
D'Anville used maps prepared by Jesuit missionaries and commissioned by Emporer-Kanyx, who in 1708-16 ordered a surveying of the country. The work also includes the first concentrated, European mapping of Tibet (nine maps) as well as the first separate map of Korea. The map of Korea is the first accurate cartographic depiction available in the western world.
Originally the map was included in Description de la Chine by P.du Halde, in his new edition a separate atlas volume containing the maps.
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