"Les Isles du Iapon", Sanson, Nicolas
Subject: Japan and Korea
Period: 1683 (circa)
Color: Black & White
9.4 x 7.2 inches
23.9 x 18.3 cm
Based on Jesuit and Dutch cartographic sources and on the Dudley/Jansson model, the map includes the coastline of Terre de Iesso Yedzo, ou Sesso and the "island" of Korea. Lovely strapwork title cartouche. Re-engraved by A. de Winter for a Dutch edition.
References: Walter #OAG 48.
Lightly toned with a couple of insignificant spots.