Leen Helmink Antique Maps

China by Blaeu

Cartographer

Blaeu

Title

CHINA Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.

Published

Amsterdam, 1635

Size

40.9 x 49.6 cms

Technique

Copper engraving

Stock number

18804

Condition

mint

Price

$ 2250

Description

Willem and Johan Blaeu's handsome map of China and Japan. Still many inaccuracies, and Korea is shown as an island. Two ships and swash lettering in the ocean. Beautiful cartouche and dedication.