Lot 172: Japanese cartography


2015-07-08 11:46:58


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Lot 172: Japanese cartography. Bukindo (publisher) Nagasaki, [1821], colour woodblock map of the city, harbour and surrounding mountains, showing Deshima (Dutch colony and trading post) in centre of harbour, old folds, slight spotting and staining, short splits along old fold, descriptive text in Chinese and Japanese, publisher and title label as endpaper, 620 x 860mm (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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