INDIA ORIENTALIS.

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Jodocus Hondius


India Orientalis.

Copper plate engraving, 1606-c.1607.
Image 14 x 19" (35.5 x 48.3 mm) plus margins.
Good condition, save for tiny repaired hole. Nice early color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 40142
Price: $3,250.00
Publisher :
A beautiful early color example of Jodocus Hondius' map of China and Southeast Asia. One of the finest early Dutch maps of the region. Cartographically it depicts all of India and the Maldives, eastward to the Malay Peninsula, Indochina, northern Borneo and the Philippines. Includes Southern China with the Pearl River Estuary, Canton and Formosa. Richly embellished with three strap work cartouches, two sailing vessels (one being an oriental junk) and a large sea monster.Latin text on verso. Maps

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