Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus.
Place Published: Antwerp
Publisher: Ortelius, Abraham
Date Published: 1603
Description: Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13.75" x 19.75".
Comments: Beautiful map of South East Asia, including India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, part of China, Japan and part of New Guinea from the 1603 edition, second state of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum". Decorative elements include mermaids, ships and sea monsters. Banner cartouche describes the Spice Islands. A note by New Guinea states that it is unknown whether the landmass is an island. Latin text on back. Small tear to left edge, minor chipping along right edge. Minor discoloration along centerfold. Full original margins.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Book ID: 205260