Asia Ottoman Empire Arabia Mughal Indian Qing China & De Gama's Land 1759 mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Asia from the Best Authorities.
(Asia, Ottoman Empire, Arabia, Persia, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkestan, Russian Empire, Mughal Empire, India, Mongolia, Qing Empire, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Philippines).
Issued 1759, London by Kitchin.
Charming little mid 18th century engraved map with beautiful hand color. Beside a huge Jesso island above Japan is a partial outline of a mythical "De Gama's Land".
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 6 5/8" H x 8 1/2" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 5 1/2" H x 7 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.