Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Santini, Francesco

Title:

Japan - L'Empire du Japon

Date:

1778

Medium:

copper engraving

Size:

47 x 53.5 cm

Description:

L'Empire du Japon, divisé en sept principales parties, savoir, Ochio, Quanto, Jetsegen, Jetsen, Jamaisoit, Xicoco et Ximo, et subdivisé en soixante et six Royaumes. par le Sr. Robert. A Venise par P. Santini 1778. Chez Mr Remondini.

 

An attractive map of Japan published in 1778 in Venice by Santini. The map is based on the work of the French mapmakerRobert de Vaugondy who published his map in Paris in 1750. Interestingly both Mer du Japon (Sea of Japan) and Mer de Coree (Sea of Korea) appear along the respective countries' coastline.

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Item Code:

MA7036

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