1637 – J. Hondius – Iapan


Title:                      “Iapan I.”


Antique map of Japan from Hondius’ folio map, based on the Ortelius/Teixeira. This engraving appeared in the English edition of Mercator’s Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. Published by Sparke with text translated into English by Wye Saltonstall. The map is accompanied by two pages of additional text from the same publication.

Cartographer/Publisher:   Jodocus Hondius (1563-1611)
Sheet size:                                  28.8 x 18.2 cm
Year:                                            1637
Technique:                               copper engraving

Very good condition.

This is an original antique map published in 1637 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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