PCT-8086

Antique Map of China, Tartary and Central Asia by Janssonius (1633)

  • Condition: Fine nice dark print; general age related toning; some light staining in margins from handling; original middle fold from binding. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1633
  • Overall size: 56 x 46 cm.
  • Image size: 50 x 38 cm.
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.. Antique Map of China, Tartary and Central Asia by Janssonius (1633)

Description: Antique map titled 'Tartaria sive Magni Chami Imperium'. Decorative map of China, Tartary and Central Asia, extending from Mongolia and Xanadu to the Caspian and the Volga River and to Tibet and the Upper Ganges River. Shows the cities of Rivdeo, Asturica, Leon, Aviles, Santillana, Bilboa, Burgos, Palencia, Camora and others. This map originates from a rare Hondius/Janssonius atlas titled 'Atlas, das ist, Abbildung der Gantzen Welt'.

Artists and Engravers: Johannes Janssonius (Jansson), (1588- 1664) Amsterdam was born in Arnhem, the son of Jan Janszoon the Elder,a publisher and bookseller.