"A New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys, and otherwise Collected from Journals; assisted by the most approved Modern Maps & Charts…", Bowen, Emanuel
Period: 1757 (circa)
Color: Black & White
16.7 x 13.6 inches
42.4 x 34.5 cm
A finely engraved map of Asia and South East Asia filled with information. Hokkaido (Yesso) appears as an island, to the east of which is a large land mass labeled De Gama's Land named for the Portuguese captain who reported sighting land in the northern Pacific in the seventeenth century. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche and a nice compass rose.
Crisp impression. Light printer's crease, else fine.