"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Japan and Korea
Period: 1683 (published)
Color: Hand Color
9.4 x 7.2 inches
23.9 x 18.3 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.
Toning in margins.