Rare map of Asia from Claude Bartholemy Morisot’s Orbis Maritimi. Some of the islands are depicted in rather odd shapes, but the most interesting depiction is the one of Korea as an island (Corea). The map is decorated with a large strapwork title cartouche.
Title: Pars maritima Asiae antiquis incognita cum insulis
Size: ca. 13.3 x 17.0 cm
Sheet size: ca. 36.5 x 23.0 cm
Verso: text in latin
Published in: Orbis Maritimi sive rerum in mari et littoribus gestarum generalis historia, Dijon, 1643
Condition: Good (G)