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Fine early map of Japan and Korea published in Venice by Francois Santini.

The sea between Japan and Korea is prominently labeled Mer de Coree.

The map is one of the best large format maps of Japan and Korea to appear in a commercial atlas.

One of the most detailed maps of the region published in the mid-18th century.

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.