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Janssonius Jan,1588-1664
Japan/Korea, map, 1666, Janssonius J., old colours
Japan/Korea, ,1666. Coppermap, edited by Janssonius Jan, anno 1666, spanish text on verso, size: 51x59 and 45x55 cm., contemporary coloured, little brownish, spanish text on verso. Reference: Map Collectors Circle, No. 36. 22: "Based on the chart compiled by Maarten Vries on his voyage of 1643. His Staten Island and Company's Land are in fact two islands in the Kuriles, greatly exaggerated, while his Landt van Eso (N.Japan) appears to be joined to Asia." One of the first maps of Japan.
Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat
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