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Sumatra by G.B. Ramusio. 1563



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Item Number:  26313
Category:  Antique maps > Asia > Southeast Asia
References: Suarez (SE Asia) - p.157 & Fig.77; Nordenskiold - 3 641 II (7)

Old map of Sumatra, by G.B. Ramusio.

Cartographer: Giacomo Gastaldi

Date of the first edition: 1556
Date of this map: 1563

Woodcut, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 27 x 37cm (10.5 x 14.4 inches)
Verso: Blank
Condition: Repairs to tears and wormholes in the middle, new left upper corner (outside the image).
Condition Rating: B
References: Suarez (SE Asia), p.157 & Fig.77; Nordenskiold 3, 641 II (7)

From: Terzio Volume Delle Navigatione et Viaggi ... Venice, 1563.

"The first separate map of any Southeast Asian island to be based on actual observation" (Suarez).