Grand Tartary Japan Company's Land China Korea 1766 Brion Desnos attractive map
Grand Tartary Japan Company's Land China Korea 1766 Brion Desnos attractive map Grand Tartary Japan Company's Land China Korea 1766 Brion Desnos attractive map Grand Tartary Japan Company's Land China Korea 1766 Brion Desnos attractive map Grand Tartary Japan Company's Land China Korea 1766 Brion Desnos attractive map
$ 150.00

Grand Tartarie et Isle du Japon.

(Chinese Tartary, Japan, Korea, Tibet, Kamchatka, Siberia).

Issued Issued 1766, Paris by Brion & Desnos.

Of historical note for the apocryphal island or unknown land mass above Japan called "Companys Land".

Interesting mid-18th century engraved map with original hand color heightened in outline. 

Wreath title cartouche adds to the decorative visual appeal. On either side is original separately printed publisher's letter-press descriptive text relating to the area depicted. 

Original fold line as issued.

Sheet Measures c. 13 1/4" H x  19 3/4" W.

Engraved Area Measures c. 9 1/4" H x  10 1/8" W.

Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 191

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