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Tartary and China.

Tartary and the Major part of the Kingdom of China Wit, Frederick de Tartary and the Major part of the Kingdom of China "Tabula Tartariæ et Majoris partis Regni Chinæ". Amsterdam. Fredericum de Wit 1680?
Copper engraved map of Tartary by Fredeick de Wit from his " Atlas Maior". Original outline colour; verso blank.
The map shows North Eastern Asia from the Caspian sea to the Pacific. In the South the area covering the modern countries of Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan across Northern India and Bangladesh to China, Taiwan and Japan; whilst to the North, parts of Russia, Kazakstan across to Mongolia and Manchuria. The Great wall of China is clearly shown. Korea is cartographically correct as a peninsular but Sakhalin Island is missing or is included in the sketchy outlines of Yedso shown according to the voyages of De Vries.
[Ezo, Yezo or Yeso is a Japanese name which historically referred to the lands to the north of Japan. It was used in various senses, sometimes meaning the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, and sometimes meaning lands and waters further north in the Sea of Okhotsk, like Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands.] Good impression; light toning to extreme edges; tiny hole to centre of centrefold; old strengthening to verso of centrefold and old ink numbers.
Koeman III: Wit 8 /72 444 by 552mm (17½ by 21¾ inches).    €600
Stock No. 2553 - Asia full description

Asia.

Asia accurate and recently emended. Wit, Frederick de Asia accurate and recently emended. "Accuratissima totius Asiæ Tabula Recens Emendata.". Amsterdam. Fredericum de Wit 1680?
Copper engraved map of Asia by Fredeick de Wit from his " Atlas Maior". Original full wash colour; verso blank.
The map shows the continent of Asia from Constantinople to Japan , with part of Australia, " Hollandia Nova ." In the upper right corner outline of part of the coast of Hokkado.
Large decorative vignette surrounding title with merchants and a camel; ships to sea. Good impression; light dampstaining to side edges just entering plate; short centrefold split [40mm] at lower margin, with old repair to verso; old ink number to verso.
Koeman III: Wit 3 /4. 495 by 583mm (19½ by 23 inches).    €1200
Stock No. 2551 - Asia full description


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