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Details about  1772 Diderot Vaugondy Map California Siberia Japan Korea Strait of Anian

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Title: Carte de parties Nord et est de L'Aisie qui comprend Les Cotes De La Russie Asiatique Le Kamschatka, Le Jesso, Et Les Isles Du Japon

By: D. Diderot

Description: Wonderful map of the Northeast Passage, from Norway and Spitsberg Island to the Straits of Anian and Cape Schalaginskoy north of Kamschatka, covering the NE Coast of Asia to south of Japan and Korea. This map shows the Bering Straits (D├ętroit d'Anian) and Hokaido called Jesso. Four  insets of are particular note, being derived by De Vaugondy primarily from the maps of Wytfliet, published in his seminal American Atlas in 1597. Depicted are Anian Regnum & an interesting cross section of Wytfliet's California map focusing on the region from the Gulf of California North to the mythical headwaters of the Gila and Colorado Rivers, and a fictional amalgam of the California Coastline from the same map, with an odd Japan and I de Plata added west of the region covered by Wytfliet.

Condition:  VG condition. Creases and fold lines - left side short margin. Some minor scuffing & marks.

Offered on net now for between $140-200. 

Date: 1772

Size: 38cm x 31cm

I am a long time collector of antique Maps of China and Asia and have a large number of maps that I will be bringing up for sale. 

All maps have come from my own private collection - I do not sell any copies or reproductions at all. A Certificate of Authenticity can be issued, on request for any maps bought. 

I am also a member of the International Map Collectors Society (IMCOS) 

Save my site as a favourite and keep on the lookout for future sales. 


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