Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Valentyn, Francois

Title:

Japan - Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Japan

Date:

1726

Medium:

copper engraving

Size:

44 x 46 cm

Description:

A scarce map of Japan drawn by Francois Valentyn in the early eighteenth century. It was engraved and published in Oud en Nieuw Oost Indien 1724-26 which was a most accurate, for its time, and monumental encyclopedia of the East Indies reflecting the extent of knowledge of the Dutch East India Company.

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Item Code:

MA7325

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