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Auction 109, Lot 634

"Iaponia", Cloppenburg, Johannes

Subject: Japan and Korea

Period: 1632 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

9.7 x 7 inches
24.6 x 17.8 cm

Charming reduced version of Hondius' folio map of Japan. The map is constructed on the Ortelius/Teixeira model. The island of Korea includes an explanation that it is not yet certain whether it is an island or a peninsula. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius and embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Walter OAG #17.

Condition: A

Couple of tears in blank margins repaired with archival tape. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000


Closed on 12/1/2004