1606 – P. Bertius – Descriptio Insularum Iapan


Title:                      “Descriptio Insularum Iapan.


Antique map of Japan by Barent Langenes with cartography based on Ortelius, engraved by Jodocus Hondius and published by P. Bertius in pocket atlas  “Tabulae Geographicae contractae, …” in Amsterdam, 1606 (third edition). Latin text on verso.

Cartographer:     Petrus Bertius (1565 – 1629)
Sheet size:           19.0 x 12.1 cm
Year:                     1606
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition!

​Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!

This is an original antique map published in 1606 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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