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Jan Jansson:  China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta

Map of Japan


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Title: China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta

Map Maker: Jan Jansson

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1636 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 16 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,400.00

Inventory ID: 38916


Description:

Decorative map of China, Japan, Korea and including the north portion of the Philippines from Jansson's Novus Atlas.

The map depicts the eastern part of China (bounded in the west by the Great Wall), Korea as an island, and the three main islands of Japan.

The imaginary "Chiamay Lacus" is located in the southern part of the map, with numerous rivers flowing south into India and Siam. Striking cartouche flanked by Chinese figures, and an ornate scale of miles.

Shows European ships and Chinese sampans.


Condition Description: Old Color. Minor misfold to left of lower centerfold.


Related Categories:
Maps of China
Map of Japan
Maps of Korea