Section of Japan Voyage Route 1803 antique engraved Cook exploration mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Gedeelte van Japan of Nipon
(Section of Japan & Recognition View)
Issued 1803, Leiden by Honkoop, Allart, etc.
Scarce original antique engraved map. A detailed depiction from Cook's third and final voyage to this remote and previously little known location.
In Good to near VG or better condition, normal minor light age toning to sheet as typical to paper of this era, some scattered minor foxing primarily in the blank margin, and some light age wear along the fold lines. However these do not detract from the overall appearance of the image- please inspect visual scan closely
Various original fold lines as issued. Item was acquired nicely folded as originally issued and we unfolded it only for photographing. Item will be stored & shipped folded, which is far safer than open.
[note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws].
The printed area remains visually pleasing, a nice impression of an interesting and fascinating exploration map from the age of discovery.
Any minor defects along the sheet edges and in the margins may be seen in the photos.
Sheet measures c. 9 3/8" W x 11 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 7 7/8" W x 8 5/8" H.
Original fold lines as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 367*