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A 17th century miniature map of Japan

KEERE, Pieter van den.

Japonia.
Amsterdam, Jan Jansson, 1630, French text edition. Original colour. 135 x 190mm.

Paper lightly toned.

An uncommon miniature map of Japan, also showing Korea as an island. It was engraved by Pieter van den Keere for the 1626 edition of Mercator's 'Atlas Minor'.
This example comes from the 1630 French edition; by 1631 a crack had appeared in the right edge of the plate,


Stock ID : 21816

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Stock Id :21816

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A 17th century miniature map of Japan

KEERE, Pieter van den.

Japonia.
Amsterdam, Jan Jansson, 1630, French text edition. Original colour. 135 x 190mm.

Paper lightly toned.

An uncommon miniature map of Japan, also showing Korea as an island. It was engraved by Pieter van den Keere for the 1626 edition of Mercator's 'Atlas Minor'.
This example comes from the 1630 French edition; by 1631 a crack had appeared in the right edge of the plate,


Stock ID : 21816

£450

£450

Return To Listing