Antique hand colored map of China from the Novus Atlas by Jansson, c. 1636. Includes China bound in the northwest by the Great Wall, Korea as an island, Japan, Taiwan, and more. In the far west of the map is Chiamay Lacus, an imaginary lake with many rivers flowing south into India and Siam. Ships are both European and Chinese styes. Beautifully decorative cartouche and scale of miles. This map has been archivally restored- cleaned, deacidified, and tears in the lower center of the map repaired. Measures approx. 16 x 19.5 inches to the neatline.
Item Number: CSMT052JD