"Chart of the Discoveries to the North of Japan, in 1643, by the Dutch Ships the Kastrikum & the Breskens, Including the Land of Jeso, Staten Island & Company's Land, of which part was explored in 1787 by the Boussole and Astrolabe", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de
Period: 1798 (dated)
Publication: Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse
Color: Hand Color
19.2 x 15 inches
48.8 x 38.1 cm
An interesting and attractive chart of the coastlines of northern Japan with two small inset maps and a profile view of Company's Land. From the English edition of La Perouse's voyage, published by G.G. and J. Robinson.
References: Phillips (A) #693-47.
Paper edges and folds reinforced with light Japanese tissue.