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Title: 'China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta' Rare decorative map of China, Japan and Korea. The details include the eastern part of China (bounded in the west by the Great Wall), Korea as an island, and the three main islands of Japan. The imaginary "Chiamay Lacus" is located in the southern region with numerous rivers flowing south into India and Siam.  The Philippine Islands, Formosa (Taiwan) and the island Amsterdam .A fine title cartouche flanked by Chinese figures, a richly embellished coat of arms (dedicated to Theodore Bas, a director of the Dutch East India Company).

Size: 41 x 50 cm.

Year: 1642

Publishers: Joan and Guilleaume Blaeu

Verso: Dutch text

Condition: Good, contemporary colours but restored. Verso strenghtened on centerfold.

VAT: Margingoods

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