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Japoniae Insulae Descrptio
Antwerp: Ortelius, Abraham, 1606. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 19". Exceptional map of Japan and Korea (shown as an island), based on Luis Teixeira's maps of the area from 1592. Highly accurate depiction of Japanese islands for this time period. Includes three beautifully detailed ships. From English edition of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". English text on back. A few tears along bottom edge.
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Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      Biblio    


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