Auction 150, Lot 622

"Japonae ac Terrae Iessonis Novissima Descriptio", Morden, Robert

Subject: Japan

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Terrestries

Color: Black & White

5.2 x 4.5 inches
13.2 x 11.4 cm

This small map of Japan is based upon the Blaeu/Martini model. Hokkaido is shown as being a part of the main continent, labeled Land of Jesso. To its east is the Strait of Vries which depicts a small channel between Asia and North America. Korea is properly shown as a peninsula. Third state of the map marked page 41 in upper left corner.

References: Walter (OAG) #44.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with just a hint of centerfold toning and a few small stains.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/17/2014