"The Empire of China and Island of Japan, Agreeable to Modern History", Moll, Herman
Subject: China, Korea & Japan
Period: 1701 (circa)
Color: Black & White
9.5 x 9.8 inches
24.1 x 24.9 cm
Crisp copper engraved map with fair detail throughout. The region north of Japan (Land of Iesso) is shown with faint hachures to indicate the coastlines yet to be explored with a notation adjoining the region described as Parts Unknown. The sea between Japan and Korea is named the Sea of Corea and Korea is depicted with a very truncated shape.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with moderate toning and faint offsetting.