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Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Iaponiae Insulae Descriptio
Date: 1598      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: The first European map of Japan from the first published atlas. Based on the manuscript provided by Ludovico Teixera, map maker to the court of the King of Portugal who in turn received it from the surveys of the Jesuits in Japan. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4865
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Iaponia Insula
Date: c. 1610      Size: 4 x 3 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Japan. Early miniature map. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS3874
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Japan I.
Date: 1625      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of Japan. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS4675
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Japan I.
Date: 1625      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Early map of Japan. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis, contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells, by Englishmen and others.
Map Ref: SEAS4690
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Iaponia
Date: 1628      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early coloured map of Japan derived from the Texeira model.
Map Ref: SEAS3208
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Nova et Accvrata Iaponiae Terrae Esonis
Date: c. 1640      Size: 22 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Japan and Korea. Shows Eso and Company's Land. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS2053
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Japonia Regnum
Date: 1655      Size: 20 x 17 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: A superb early map of Japan with beautfiul and elegant original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS3859
Cartographer: Allain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Isles du Japon
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Charming early miniature map embellished with illustrations. Later hand colouring.
Map Ref: SEAS3978
Cartographer: Robert Morden
Title: : Of Japan
Date: 1688      Size: 6 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Japan. Decorative cartouche. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS3299
Cartographer: Vincenzo Coronelli
Title: : Isola del Giapone
Date: 1692      Size: 24 x 18 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Important map of Japan and Korea, embellished with vignette of a Japanese ship.
Map Ref: SEAS4312
Cartographer: Engelbert Kaempfer
Title: : Ichnographia Urbis Miaco
Date: c. 1700      Size: 12 x 17 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Miaco. City Plan. Coloured.
Map Ref: SEAS2464
Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : Les Isles du Japon
Date: 1700      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early map of Japan, also showing Korea as an island. The mysterious landmass to the North is Hokkaido. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: SEAS4806
Cartographer: Pieter Van der Aa
Title: : Firando et Nangesaque
Date: 1714      Size: 8 x 9 inches
Published: Leiden
Description: Nagasaki. Shows the only Dutch trading station. Beautifully engraved map with elaborate cartouche. Strong impression.
Map Ref: SEAS3806
Cartographer: Engelbert Kaempfer
Title: : Imperium Japonicum in Sexaginta et Octo Provincias Divisum
Date: 1727      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: The first edition of Kaempfer's seminal map of Japan that greatly influenced European maps of the country throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
Map Ref: SEAS4866
Cartographer: Georges-Louis Le Rouge
Title: : Carte du Japon et de la Coree
Date: c. 1743      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Japan. Decorative cartouche. Original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS3038
Cartographer: Isaac Tirion
Title: : Carta Accvrata Dell Imperio Del Giappone
Date: 1744      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Japan. Italian edition. Original colour.
Map Ref: SEAS2205