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Antique map of China, Korea and Japan by J. Hondius.

Item number:06494
Category:Antique maps > asia > china
Price: 2900 Euro ($3248 / £2581)
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China - Mercator-Hondius, 1619.


Old map of China, Korea and Japan by J. Hondius.

Decorated with three cartouches, ships and seamonsters. It shows also a sail-cart and a Japanese crucifixion. Korea is shown as an island. 


Date of the first edition: 1606
Date of this map: 1619

Copper engraving
Size: 34 x 46cm (13.3 x 17.9 inches)
Verso text: French
Condition: Contemporary old coloured, lower centrefold split reinforced.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 1, 8410:1A.

From: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura. Sumptibus & typis aeneis Iudoci Hondij, Amsterodami An. D. 1619. (Van der Krogt 1, 113)

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