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DU HALDE, Johann Baptiste. [Scarce English edition of the famous Du Halde/D'Anville map of Korea]
The Kingdom of Korea [called by the Chinese Kau-Li-Qua and by the Manchews Solho Koron.] London, 1738. Coloured. 510 x 360mm. Bottom margin and bottom right corner re-instated.
First appearing in French c.1735 under the title Royaume de Coree, this was the earliest separate map of Korea to appear in any European publication. This English edition was issued in 1738 and boasts an entirely re-engraved title cartouche and the addition of a lengthy legend which begins, 'This Map was Copy’d from one in the King of Korea’s Palace, by a Chinese Lord, sent on an Embassy to that Monarch by the Emperor of China in 1710.' There is also a new inscription to John David Barbut, Secretary to the Post Master General.
[Ref: 17159]    £2,500.00 ($3,105 • €2,775 rates)

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of Korea]
Carte de la Province de Quan-tong ou Lyau-tong et du Royaume de Kau-Li ou Corée. Copiee sur la Carte Angloise. Paris, c.1758, coloured, 280 x 225mm.
An uncommon issue of this map of Korea. The language of the title cartouche is French and notes that the map was copied after an English Map. A note at "Isle de Quelpaert" indicates that the island was drawn after Dutch maps. There is a second title under the map, in Dutch "Kaart van't Landschap Quan-Tong, of Lyau-Tong; en van't Koningryk Kau-Li of Korea".
[Ref: 19437]    £400.00 ($497 • €444 rates)

VANDERMAELEN, Philippe. [Detailed map of northern Korea]
Corée. Brussels, 1827. Original colour. 490 x 580mm.
A map of Korea north of the 36th Parallel, published in the 'Atlas Universel de Geographie', the first atlas to have every map on the same scale, 1:1,641,836. Because of this standardisation it was the first time that some areas of the world were shown with any detail. Despite this the coast of the Yellow Sea is still not accurate, and neither Seoul or Pyongyang are named as such. However 'King-Ki-Tao' is given prominence, and elsewhere it is descrtibed as the capital. Also marked is the route of William Amherst, sent as ambassador to China in 1816, on board HMS Alceste. An uncommon map.
[Ref: 19574]    £380.00 ($472 • €422 rates)

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