Nordost-Asien mit Japan - Jaillot
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Northeastern Asia, Japan
Right part of a large map of Northern Asia, its northeastern part with Tartary, Korea, parts of China and with the islands of Japan.
Two inset maps at upper right:
a) "Carte de Pays Situés au Nord Nord Est de la Chine. Levée en voyage par le P. Verbiest" - Inset map with the Liaodong Bay and the Korea Bay, with Beijing and the province of Beijing and with parts of the Great Wall of China.
b) Below twelve different scales and a fictitious map of a land bridge between the Yamal Peninsula and Greenland, including Severnay and/or Novaya Zemlya and passing Svalbard.
Orig. coloured copper engraving by Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, Paris about 1690-1700, 55 x 50 cm.
Very good impression, nice original colours, paper throughout somewhat stained and brownish, otherwise very good condition.