Antique hand colored map of the entirety of Asia, from Turkey in the west to Japan in the east, from Herman Moll's " The World Described", London, c. 1732. Shows political boundaries, rich detail of cities, towns, and ports, water bodies and landforms. With insets of The Ice Sea, Part of Chusan Island to China, Amoy Island, Hugly River, Bombay, The Gulf of Smirna, and Hellespont and the Straits of Constantinople by Capt. Bamburg. Ornate title richly decorated with illustrations of figures with elephant, and heraldic emblem. Very good condition, reinforced folds, 23 x 38.5 inches.
Antique Hand Colored Map
Maker: Herman Moll
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