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Asia Continent Ottoman Empire Arabia India China c.1750 Homann decorative map
1750. Asiae Recentissima Delineatio Qua Status et Imperia Totius Orientis unacum Orientalibus Indiis.(Asia, Ottoman Empire, Arabia, Persia, Iran, Russia, India, China, Southeast Asia, Japan, Philippines). Issued c. 1750, Nuremberg by Homann. Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche. Note the partial outline of the apocryphal "Company's Land" north of Japan. Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Original center fold as issued. Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W. Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W. Cartographic Reference (s):Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.[R22288].
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