Japan

By BORDONE, Benedetto di, 1534 

Ciampagu Ciampagu

Asia Japan
  • Author: BORDONE, Benedetto di
  • Publication place: Venice
  • Publisher: [Nicolo Zoppino]
  • Publication date: 1534.
  • Physical description: Woodcut map with contemporary colour.
  • Dimensions: 85 by 145mm. (3.25 by 5.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 3276

Notes

Map showing Japan. Bordone was the first cartographer to publish individual maps of the Southeast Asian islands, and this is one of the earliest individual representations of Japan.

Bibliography

  1. Shirley, BL, T.BORD-1a
    • Shirley, Rodney. (2004). Maps in the Atlases of the British Library: A descriptive catalogue cAD850 to 1800. London: British Library. 2 vols.
  2. Shirley, World, 59.
    • Shirley, Rodney. (1987). The mapping of the world. London: Holland Press.