Korea is shown as an elongated island whilst Japan is shown with just the three principal islands of the archipelago.Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were ke..
RARE in this perfect condition. The map was based upon the manuscript draft supplied to Ortelius in about 1592 by the famous official Portuguese chart maker, Luis Teixeira , who was the cartographer t..
A most attractive and decorative map of Japan and its near neighbor Korea by Vincenzo Coronelli. An elaborate central title cartouche garlanded with intertwined flowers and dedicated to the Rev.de Fon..
A good impression of this decorative map of Japan based on Reland's map of `1715, one of the earliest to use both Latin names and Japanese characters. With inset of the bay of Nagasaki.In upper left c..
It is the first map to correctly show Korea as a peninsula.The rare Covens and Mortier issue of this important map of Japan and Korea, originally published by Blaeu. This was to remain the standard fo..
The plate is showing the murder of one of the Emperors of Japan and the arrival of one of the early Dutch embassies in Kyoto with a small map of Japan in a central panel. Plate and text-pages from his..
The map is based on Englebert Kaempfer's map of 1727. It shows a much distorted outline for the Island of Japan and a wonderful decorative cartouche top left. The map was engraved by Tobias Conrad Lot..
Chart of the discoveries to the north of Japan, in 1643 by the Dutch ships Castricum and Breskens. In two small insets in the top of the chart the province of Osju is depicted, at bottom left a view o..
Decorative steel engraved map of Japan. In an inset the bay of Nagasaki and in another inset the eastern point of Yeso (Hokkaido. Including the islands Argonaut and Dagelet and part of the east coast ..
Map of center part of Honshu Island in Japan taken from "Nippon", the rare work by Von Siebold, was born in Wurzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, whe..
A very rare birds-eye view showing Deshima and Nagasaki bay. Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived..