Martini: Novus Atlas Sinensis

Martino Martini’s Novus Atlas Sinensis, which was published as part of Joan Blaeu’s Atlas Maior (Amsterdam 1655) contained maps of China in general and all the provinces as well as a map of Korea and Japan. The Maps are accompanied by a detailed description of the country.  The atlas saw many printings as well as translations into various languages. Many of the editions are listed in:  [Peter van der Krogt/Cornelis Koeman:]  Koeman’s atlantes Neerlandici. 2. The folio atlases published by Willem Jansz. Blaeu and Joan Blaeu.   New ed., comp. by Peter van der Krogt   (‚t-Goy-Houten : HES Publ. 2000) pp. 295-315.

Latin edition:
[Martino Martini:] Novus atlas Sinensis a Martino Martinus, Soc. Iesu descriptus et serenmo. Archduci Leopoldo Guilielmo Austriaco dedicatus ([Amsterdam : Joh. Blaeu, 1655])

[Martino Martini/Jacobus Golius:] Theatrum orbis terrarum sive Novus Atlas. T. 6. Novus Atlas Sinensis a Martino Martinio S.I. descriptus ([Amstelodami]: [Blaeu] [1655])

  • Digitized: Biblioteka Cyfrowa Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego   (oai:www.bibliotekacyfrowa.pl:41233) [not illuminated]
  • Bibliographic reference: Copy seems to be of the editon described in Koeman’s Atlantes Neerlandici vol. 2 (2000) Nr. 2.501 A (pp. 298 f.), although the Wrocław  copy is not mentioned

1662 ed.: Blaeu: Asia (1662)

Spanish versions:
Martino Martini:  Atlas Nuevo de la Extrema Asia, o Descripcion Geographica del Imperio de los Chinas (Amsterdam: Blaeu 1658)

Martino Martinio: Descripción geográphica del Imperio de los chinos [Atlas nuevo de la Extrema Asia o Descripción geographica del Imperio de los chinos por el R.P. Martino Martinio de la Compañia de Iesu] [A (sic) Amsterdam : en (sic) costa y en casa de Juan Blaev, 1659]

German versions:
Willem Janszoon Blaeu (ed.)/Joan Blaeu (ed.)/Martino Martini/Jacob Golius: Novvs Atlas, Das ist, Weltbeschreibung: Mit schönen newen außführlichen Land-Taffeln in Kupffer gestochen, vnd an den Tag gegeben: Novus Atlas Sinensis Das ist ausfuhrliche Beschreibung des grossen Reichs Sina ([Amsterdam]: [Blaeu] [1655])

  • Digitized:
    > UB Heidelberg (URN: urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-diglit-83184)
    > ULB Sachsen Anhalt (URN: urn:nbn:de:gbv:3:1-631895) [VD17 23:295445Y]
  • Bilbliographic references: VD17 23:295445Y, VD 17 14:688590S

Martino Martini: Newer Atlas des grossen Reichs Sina : [gewidmet:] Augusto, Hertzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg/ etc. ; Privilegium Caesareum ([Amsterdam] : Johan Blaeu, 1656)

Dutch version (part of Blaeu’s Toonneel des Aerdrycks, ofte Nieuwe Atlas):
Joan Blaeu: Seste Deel van de Nieuwe Atlas oft Toonneel des Aerdrijcx: Nieuwe Atlas van het groote Rijck Sina. In het Lateijn beschreven door P. M. Martinivm Soc. Iesv en uytgegeben by Joan Blaev (1656)

Last update: September 17, 2016 September 8, 2015.

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