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The Mapping of North America

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This attractive title page is from the tenth volume of Joan Blaeu’s ‘Atlas Major’, 1662. It is the frontispiece to the China section of the Asia volume, entitled the ‘Novus Atlas Sinensis’ by Martino Martini and first published in 1655. Koeman (1967-70) Bl 56 p. 225.

Novus Atlas Sinensis a Martino Martinio

Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1662
420 x 265 mm., early wash colour heightened with gold, in good condition.
Stock number: 10770


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