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Old antique map of Southeast Asia, by Henricus Hondius.

Item number:26443
Category:Antique maps > asia > southeast asia
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India quae Orientalis dicitur et Insulae Adiacentes. - Henricus Hondius, 1641.


Old map of Southeast Asia, by H. Hondius.

This map is dedicated to D. Christophorus Thisius by Henricus Hondius. It was one of the first maps to show the Dutch discoveries of the west coast of Cape York Peninsula (later named Carpentaria) and the most northerly discoveries on the west coast, G.F. de Wit's Land and Eendrachtland. In this instant, however, it seems that Hondius and Jansson had borrowed from Blaeu who had published an almost identical map a year earlier (1635). (Parry, p.109)

Date of the first edition: 1638
Date of this map: 1641

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 39.5 x 51cm (15.4 x 19.9 inches)
Verso text: French
Condition: Original coloured, vertical crease along centrefold.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 1, 8400:1B.2; Parry, Plate 4.21.

From: Nouveau Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas comprenant Les Tables et Descriptions de toutes les Regions de la Terre. Amsterdam, H. Hondius, 1641. (Van der Krogt 1, 412)

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