GEOGRAPHICAL FAN. Double-Hemisphere World Map. Japan: ca 1870s

$ 6,800.00

GEOGRAPHICAL FAN. Double-Hemisphere World Map. Japan: ca 1870s

2 wood-engraved leaves (5 4/8 inches in depth), printed in black with original hand-colour, over 29 bamboo rods (10 inches in length), held together by a brass spindle (some insect damage and loss to extremity of paper leaves).

A fine Japanese geographical fan showing a double hemisphere map of the world, with the flags of the nations on each side, the verso decorated with views of Paris, Hong Kong, Moscow, London, Washington and Osaka