A rare sea chart showing the southwest part of Taiwan (Formosa) together with the Penghu Islands (Pescadores). Oriented to the east.
From Galerie Agréable du Monde, a sixty-six volume atlas complied in 1729 and said to have been issued in an edition of 100 copies only (Tooley, p. 1). One of the few maps related to Taiwan available to collectors.
|Cartographer||Pieter van der Aa|
|Title||L'Ile de Formosa, ou sont exactement marquez les bancs de sables, rochers et brasses d'eau, le tout fait...|
|Publisher, Year||P. van der Aa, Leyden, circa 1720|
|Plate Size||28.9 x 34.9 cm (11.4 x 13.7 inches)|
|Sheet Size||31.4 x 39.0 cm (12.4 x 15.4 inches)|
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