Asian Continent Korea as island China Arabia India 1661 Jansson miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Asia, China, Japan, India, Russia, Persia).
Issued 1661, Amsterdam by J. Jansson.
Mid 17th century engraved miniature map. Korea is clearly shown as an island, Japan lacks any of the northern islands. Tip of Northwest coast of America seen at top right. Interesting projection.
Nice looking example, dark impression, clean, pleasing age patina, left margin very narrow as issued, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 7 7/8" H x 8 1/8" W.
Engraved area measures c. 6" H x 8" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 428-430.