"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Japan and Korea
Period: 1700 (published)
Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 7.3 inches
24.1 x 18.5 cm
Based on Jesuit and Dutch cartographic sources and on the Dudley/Jansson model, this map includes the coastline of Terre de Iesso Yedzo, ou Sesso and the insular form of Korea. The map is topped with a lovely cartouche. Engraved by Antoine d'Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's popular pocket atlas.
References: Walter #58 & OAG-48.