Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies

map search

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment


Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.


China : G. Mercator / J. Hondius

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

click here to view a large version in a separate window

This attractive and detailed map of China appeared in the first edition of "Atlas Minor", one of the most successful atlas productions of the 1600s. The "Atlas Minor" offered by Amsterdam publisher Cornelis Claesz first appeared in 1607 in Latin text and subsequently in some six further editions before 1620, in French and German translations. A good copy of Ortelius' map, the first atlas map of China, showing Korea as an island.
mapmakers: G. Mercator   J. Hondius  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1607
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 160 by 200mm (6.25 by 7.75 inches).
ref: 40957

Price: £ 400

return to Asia Maps

You might also like

L'Impero Del Giapon
L'Impero Del Giapon
by A.Zatta
price: £ 1200
Regni Japoniae Nova Mappa Geographica ...
Regni Japoniae Nova Mappa Geographica ...
by M. Seutter / E. Kaempfer / T. Lotter
price: £ 1200
Untitled [China and Japan] [Verso - Tabula Superioris Indiae ...]
Untitled [China and Japan] [Verso - Tabula Superioris Indiae ...]
by L. Fries
price: £ 3000
Calecut Nova Tabula
Calecut Nova Tabula
by G. Gastaldi
price: £ 680
Japoniae Insulae: The Mapping Of Japan
Japoniae Insulae: The Mapping Of Japan
Hubbard, J.
price: £ 160