"Isles du Iapon", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Beschreibung des Ganzen Welt-Kreisses
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 x 14.7 cm
This is a lovely little map of the islands of Japan. Mallet draws on several cartographers for this representation, thereby making this map cartographically unique. A large decorative title cartouche fills the bottom of the map and a tiny ship sails in the sea.
References: Walter #63.
Minor soiling in the blank margin, else fine.