1754 – J. F. Daumont – L’ASIE Divisee
Title: “L’ASIE Divisée en ses Grandes Régions et Empires Subdivisée en ses Principaux Estats…Par J.B. Nolin…Chez Daumont…1754”
Very rare map of Asia, originally prepared by J.B. Nolin and re-issued by J. F. Daumont. It comes with two columns on left and right side describing the different regions and empires. The map is notable for its detail of Hokkaido, here still called “Yedso”. To the right the island “Terre de la Compagnie” and “Detroit d’Vries Terre des Estates, Kamchatka shown correctly.
Cartographer: Jean-Francois Daumont (1746- 1775)
Leaf size: 49.5 x 67.5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Good condition! Strong press on watermarked paper.
This is an original antique map published in 1754 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity