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HONDIUS, Jodocus (1563-1612). Iaponia. Amsterdam, 1606.
HONDIUS, Jodocus (1563-1612). Iaponia. Amsterdam, 1606.

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HONDIUS, Jodocus (1563-1612). Iaponia. Amsterdam, 1606.

Engraved hand-colored map of Japan, image 344 x 447 mm (460 x 557 mm sheet). Embellished with sea monsters, a Japanese junk and a Dutch galleon, Dutch text on verso.

First published in 1606 as one of the 37 new maps engraved for Hondius' enlarged Dutch edition of Mercator's Atlas, based on Teixeira's map of 1595.

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