"A New Map of Asia, from the best Authorities", Lodge, John
Period: 1786 (published)
Publication: The Political Magazine
Color: Hand Color
14 x 12.6 inches
35.6 x 32 cm
Attractive, copper engraved map of the continent extending to include Japan, the Philippines and Indonesia. There is a surprising amount of detail for a map of this scale. The outline of the continent follows the orthodox model for the period. The sea between Korea and Japan is named Sea of Korea.
References: Jolly POL-99; Yeo #184.
Paper replaced in right margin from binding trim with repair of a tiny tear. Couple of small spots in the Indian Ocean.