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Samuel Purchas / Jodocus Hondius:  Asia

Maps of Asia


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Title: Asia

Map Maker: Samuel Purchas /  Jodocus Hondius

Place / Date: London / 1625

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 7.5 x 6 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $245.00

Inventory ID: 45303


Description:

Excellent early map of Asia, extending south to include Nova Guinea and Java Major and east to the South Pacific.

Includes the NW Coast of America, with a narrow Fretum Anian seperating the continents. and marvelous detail in the NE coast of Asia, above the arctic circle.

An excellent map for polar collectors. From the 1625-26 edition of Purchas His Pilgrims, one of the seminal early 17th Century English Language travel works. On a 13 x 9 inch sheet with English text, front and back.


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