A newe mape of Tartary.
$2000 / ≈ €1865
The Great Wall of China is clearly seen, and the interior is heavily annotated.
In the lower right corner part of Korea, shown as an island, here called "Corea Ins." The only town mentioned in the northwest is "Tauxem." It appears approximately where Pyongyang (the capital of North Korea) is today.
Included in the four views at the top is a view of Nova Zembla, the winter quarters of Barents, the Dutch explorer who searched for a northern passage between Russia and America.
English text on verso provides a 17th Century description of the region. Engraved by the Dutch engraver Dirck Grijp.
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