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Lot 482
TARTARY HONDIUS (JODOCUS) Tartaria, 1607 [but later]
Sold for £200 (US$ 335) inc. premium
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HONDIUS (JODOCUS) Tartaria, hand-coloured, double-page engraved map, French text on verso, 340 x 492mm., [Amsterdam, Hendrik Hondius, 1607 but later]


  • This fine map, probably engraved by Pieter van den Keere, is one of the best known early representations of northern Asia and Korea as an island. The northern coast is taken from the early English and Dutch voyages in search of the Northeast Passage, according to the Latin note by Hondius at lower left.
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