China Chinese Empire Korea Asia 1694 Mosting rare map superior hand colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio.
(Asia, Cambodia, China, Chinese Empire, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hainan, Peking, Beijing, Hong Kong).
Issued 1694, Lunenb., Germany by H. Mosting.
Scarce 17th century engraved map with lovely hand color.
Original fold-lines, small minor reinstatement of black border and blank margin at lower left so well done it is almost invisible when viewing the map.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 10 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8" H x 10" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol.3.