Antique & Decorative
AN ANTIQUE PRINTED MAP BY LAURENT, Paris c.1780. CARTE DES ISLES KOURILES DAPRES LE CARTE RUSSE. Copperplate Uncoloured. Detailed and early map showing northern Hokkaido, part of Japan, the adjacent coastline of Sakhalin and the islands of the Kurile group extending northwards. From an edition of Prevost’s ‘Histoire Generale des Voyages’. 240 by 270mm (9.5 by 10.75 inches).