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Willem & Jan Blaeu: Tartaria sive Magni Chami Imperivm

Map: AS1157
 
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: Tartaria sive Magni Chami Imperivm
Date: c. 1650
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: AS1157
Description:
Early map of eastern Asia, much of which is based on the journals of Marco Polo. It shows modern northern China, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan Major settlements along the Silk Road are mapped as is Shangdu (Xandu), the seat of Kublai Khan. Original hand colour. [AS1157]