"Isles du Iapon", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Japan and Korea
Period: 1683 (published)
Publication: Description de l'univers, Tome II
Color: Black & White
3.8 x 5.5 inches
9.7 x 14 cm
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.