CHINA VETERIBUS SINARUM REGIO
Cartographer: MERIAN Matthaus
Date: 1638 Frankfurt
Size: 27*35 cms
Title: China Veteribus Sinarum Regio nunc Incolis Tame dicta.
Fine map of China, basically a reduced version of the first of Blaeu's maps of China.
In the west by the Great Wall is shown.
Taiwan is named Pakan al I. Formosa, although Tayoan is named on the island.
The imaginary Chiamay Lacus is located in the south west region with five rivers flowing south into India and Siam.
Korea depicted as an island.
Japan and the northern Philippine Island of Luzon.
With European and Chinese ships, a sea monster and a large title cartouche with Chinese figures.
Excellenty hand colour
Very good condition for this attractive early map
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