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MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J. - Tartaria.

MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J. -  Tartaria.
Tartaria. - MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J.
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Title : Tartaria..
Map maker : MERCATOR, G / HONDIUS, J..
Date : Amsterdam, 1633.
Size : 13.5 x 19.5 inches. / 34.2 x 49.5 cm.
Colouring : In attractive strong original colours.

Description :Published in Hondius' editions of the Mercator Atlas from 1606 onwards, showing China, Korea and the northern Pacific coast of America showing the two continents separated by the Straits of Anian. Showing the known outline of Nova Zembla to the North and describing Korea as "Corea Ins. [ula]". The Great Wall of China can be seen. Extends to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
Very fine and decorative engraving.
Condition : Some outer marginal discolouration. Paper very slightly age-toned, very good condition.
French text on verso.

ID: 34715

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