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Nice example of the Bertius map of Japan and Korea, which first appeared in the 1598 edition of Langenes Caert-Thresoor, published in Middelburg.

The present map is one of the earliest obtainable maps of Japan and Korea.

The map was first issued in his Caert-Thresoor and later re-published in by Bertius in his Tabularum Geographicarum, beginning in 1600, with the total number of appearances of this map running to no less than 12 appearances between 1598 and 1650 in the two works by Langenes and Bertius .