China Korea as an island Formosa 1709 Moll old engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Asia- Corea- Taiwan)
Issued London, 1709 by H. Moll.
Charming early 18th century engraved map. Created for a world gazetteer, so text below and on reverse as issued.
Of note for the clear depiction of Korea as an island. Note the size and shape of Formosa.
Map remains clean, paper is well preserved and supple, nice strong impression.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/2" H x 8" W.
Printed area measures c. 6 3/4" x 7 1/4"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, pg. 268.