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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

Royaume du Japon.

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Title:
Royaume du Japon.
Alternate Title:
Royaume du Iapon
Author:
Briet, Philip, 1601-1668, Somer, J., Mariette, Pierre, 1603-1657, and Sanson, Guillaume, 1633-1703
Author (no Collectors):
Somer, J. and Mariette, Pierre, 1603-1657
Topic:
map
Language:
French
Physical Description:
1 map : copper engraving ; 36 x 51 cm.
Publication Info:
fr and A Paris
Imprint:
[1650]
Genre:
map
Notes:
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • 3 bar scales on map, given in "Eschelle des Mils d'Italie," "Eschelle des Lieues de Portugal," and "Eschelle des Lieues du Japon."
  • Title at top.
  • Shows topography, waterways.
  • "Avec privilege."
  • Appears in Sanson's Cartes generales de la geog ancienne et nouvelle, Paris, 1676.