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Old antique map of Sumatra - Malaysia - Singapore by Sebastian Münster.

Item number:26766
Category:Antique maps > asia > southeast asia
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[No title] - S. Münster, 1598.


Old, antique map of Sumatra - Malaysia - Singapore, by Sebastian Münster.

Shows the southern part of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, the west of Java, and the Straits of Sunda. Singapore is identified as Cingafufa.

At right a vignette with an elephant.

Date of the first edition: 1544
Date of this map: 1598

Woodcut, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 31 x 36.5cm (12.1 x 14.2 inches)
Verso text: German
Condition: Title (printed above) trimmed, lower centrefold split repaired.
Condition Rating: B
References: Karrow, 58/100.

From: Cosmographen: das ist Beschreibung Aller Länder, Herschaffen und fürnemesten Stetten des gantzen Erdbodems ... Basle, S. Petri, 1598.

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