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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]    £4,000.00 ($5,084 • €4,536 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 ($508 • €454 rates)

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