"De Eilanden van Japan", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Japan & Korea
Period: 1705 (published)
Publication: Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving...
Color: Hand Color
9.4 x 7.3 inches
23.9 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.
This map appeared in Algemeene Weereld-Beschryving, nae de Rechte Verdeeling der Landschappen, Plaetsen, Zeeën, Rivieren, &c. Geographisch, Politisch, Historisch, Chronologisch en Genealogisch, a Dutch edition of A. Phérotée de la Croix's Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre Facilement la Geographie Universelle, which first appeared in 1690. The Dutch edition was published by Francois Halma and included 98 maps and views.
References: Walter #58 & OAG-48
A sharp impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.