1710 – J. Wolff – Asia
Title: “Asia Concinnata Secundum Observationes Academiae Regalis Scientiarum . . .”
Rare issue by German publisher Jeremia Wolff of de l’Isle’s map of Asia which served as the model for European mapmakers and was frequently copied throughout the eighteenth century. Japan is connected to the mainland by a country identified as Terra Yeco, northwest is the fictional ‘Terra de la Compagnie‘ and Korea is shown as a peninsula.
Publisher: Jeremias Wolff (1663 – 1724)
Sheet size: 50,5 x 60,5 cm
Plate size: 47,0 x 60,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition! Slight marginal staining, small marginal closed tears and right lower margin corner restoration (does not touch the image). Centrefold reinforced. Watermarked paper. Dark impression.
This is an original antique map published in 1710 and NOT a modern copy or reprint.
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