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Selected Maps

Cartographer: J.B.B. D'Anville
Title: : Royaume de Coree
Date: 1737      Size: 15 x 21 inches
Published: The Hague
Description: First printed map of the Kingdom of Korea. An important and beautiful piece embellished with an ornate cartouche.
Map Ref: SEAS4124
Cartographer: G. Dheulan
Title: : Carte de la Coree
Date: c. 1750      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Unusual map of the Peninsula of Korea based on D'Anville's map first issued in 1737. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS5089
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin
Title: : Carte de la Province de Quan-tong ou Lyau-tong et du Royaume de Kau-Li ou Coree
Date: 1757      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Paris
Description: The Peninsula of Korea and modern province of Liaoning in northeast China. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS5090
Cartographer: John Thomson
Title: : Corea and Japan
Date: 1815      Size: 25 x 19 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Elegant copper-engraved map of Korea and Japan from Thomson's 'New General Atlas'. The interior of Japan is still quite empty, a testament to Japan's isolationist policies. Original hand-colour.
Map Ref: SEAS5076
Cartographer: James Imray
Title: : Coast of China between Formosa Island and Pe-Chi--Li Gulf. (Eastern Passages to China. Chart No.8)
Date: 1863      Size: 51 x 41 inches
Published: London
Description: The most detailed chart of Korea of its time. Large, detailed Blue-Back Chart with extensive soundings. [tube]
Map Ref: SEAS4155
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Tsu-Sima Island
Date: 1863      Size: 5 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Tsu-Sima Island, in the Straits of Korea. Hand coloured in outline.
Map Ref: SEAS3405
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Korea
Date: 1883      Size: 11 x 21 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Very detailed map of Korea based on Japanese surveys and the observations of Dr. Ernest Satow, noted diplomat, traveller, diarist and Japanologist. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4565
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Northern Korea
Date: 1892      Size: 9 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Lithographed map of North and Central Korea, showing Campbell's route.
Map Ref: SEAS4044
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Sketch Map of Southern Manchuria and Korea
Date: 1904      Size: 8 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Korea. Detailed topographical map of Korea and Southern Manchuria. To illustrate the papers by Mr R. T. Turley and Rev. C. T. Collyer, 1904. Printed Colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4841
Cartographer: G. De Kelsch
Title: : Схематическая карта Уссурийской, Манджурской и Корейской железных дорог.
Date: c. 1910      Size: 11 x 19 inches
Published: St. Petersburg
Description: Russian schematic map of the Ussuriysk, Manchurian, and Korean Railroads showing both completed (black) and proposed (red) sections. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4308
Cartographer: Geographia Map Co.
Title: : Map of Korea and Japan
Date: c. 1950      Size: 20 x 26 inches
Published: New York
Description: Detailed map of Korea with inset map of South East Asia, and the island of Saishu. Published for the Military Sea Transportation Service. Printed colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4427
Cartographer: Army Map Service
Title: : Kyongsong or Seoul (Keijo)
Date: 1950      Size: 35 x 30 inches
Published: Washington, D.C.
Description: Large vintage city plan of Seoul, South Korea, published during the Korean War by the U.S. army. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: SEAS4968