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Map of the Caspian Sea and Jedo
Map of the Caspian Sea and JedoJohann Baptist Homann.
Geographica Nova... Mare Caspium, altera Kamtzadaliam seu Terram Jedso.
£250.00
Nuremberg, c.1720. 490 x 580. Original colour. Two maps on one sheet both reproduced from Russian intelligence: one the left is a version of the first accurate map of the Caspian Sea; on the right a map depicting the semi-mythical island of 'Jedso' as part of the Kamchatka peninsula, with a huge unnamed island to the east. The two maps are divided by a decorative strip with allegorical figures.


HOMA0019


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