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Herman Moll
To the Right Honorable William Lord Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain This Map of Asia....
London, c.1720. Very Good, laid down on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation. Maps Asia Continent; , A fine and decorative two-sheet chart of Asia published in London in the early eighteenth century by the prominent British mapmaker Herman Moll. . Moll's appealing map of Asia, depicting the continent just before the greatest era of European imperial growth. The map indicates Jesuit explorations in the Philippines and lack of clarity whether the Northern Parts of Japan are attached to the mainland. "The Land and Sea between Japan, Corea and Jesso are hitherto undiscovered and it is not known whether Jesso be a part of ye Continent or not' Dennis Reinhartz - The Cartographer and the Literatii - Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle 1997, Size : 589x976 (mm), 23.19x38.43 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring with some later enhancements , 0
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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