1772 – T. C. Lotter – Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium
Title: “Opulentissimum Sinarum Imperium Juxta Recentissimam Delineationem In Suas Provincias Disterminatarum, cura et sumptibus . . .”
A superb and detailed antique map of China, Korea, Taiwan and southern tip of Japan. Large, ornate decorative, cartouche symbolising European trade with the east and two additional decorative cartouches. Formosa is shown as Pakan olim Formosa Ins.
Cartographer: Tobias Conrad Lotter ( 1717 – 1777 )
Sheet size: 64,0 x 54,5 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition! Contemporary colouring, middle fold as published! Strong print on heavy paper.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1772 and not a modern copy or reprint!