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1 Antique Map of Corea

Title: [Rare Antique Map of Corea] Plan de la partie des Iles ou Archipel de Coree, vue au Mois de Mai 1787 par les Fregates Francaises la Bousole et l ' Astrolabe.
Description: Jean François Galoup, Comte de la Pérouse (1741-88), outstanding French explorer and hydrographer. ' Voyage autour du Monde…Atlas', 1797.
A chart depicting the Strait of Korea with the southernmost part of Korea, the west coast of Tsushima island, the small islands southwest of Korea and the Quelpart Island - named after the Dutch ship that first visited this area, nowadays Jejudo or Jeju Island. Likely the first printed map of this area.
Dimensions: 50 x 69 cm, uncoloured,folded as issued, in excellent condition.
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