London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
MEUNSTER, Sebastian (1489-1552). La table de la region orientale, comprenant les dernieres terres & royaumes d' Asie. [Basel: c.1552]. Woodcut map, sea-monster and mermaid, French text on verso (some light staining, creasing to one corner), 270 x 343mm. Provenance: copious late 18th-century annotation on verso.
With a small quantity of other maps and prints of Asia including Jodocus Hondius's Tartaria ([Amsterdam, c.1613]), Greenville Collins' A Chart of the Coast of China from Cambodia to Nanquam with Part of Japan ([London, c.1770]) and Rigobert Bonne's L' Empire de la Chine, avec la Tartarie Chinoise (Venice, 1779). (a lot)
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