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Ricci Rhombic Dodecareuleaux Globe

This is from a 1604 Japanese copy of Matteo Ricci’s Chinese World Map that I found here.

 

Even in 1604, they seemed to know that Texas was somehow different.

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Taken on March 23, 2013