Asia Persia Arabia India China Korea as an island 1711 Senex decorative mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Asia Antiqua et Nova.
(Asia, Anatolia, Persia, Iran, Arabia, India, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea, Alaska).
Issued 1711, London by Cluverius. Engraved by J. Senex.
Fine early 18th century engraved map with lovely hand color. Decorative cartouche with a seated allegorical figure and pet bird greatly enhances visual appeal. A superior visual example well suited for display or gift giving.
Note the long thin outline shape assigned to Korea, which is actually labelled as an island.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 9" H x 11" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 8" H x 10" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, pp. 275.