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William Hole:  [Untitled Map of Southeast Asia & Indian Ocean]

Indian Ocean

Title: [Untitled Map of Southeast Asia & Indian Ocean]

Map Maker: William Hole

Place / Date: London / 1614

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 15 x 10 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 32155


Early English map of the Indian Ocean region, which which appeared in Sir Walter Raleigh's History of the World.

Interesting map of the area from the Eastern Mediterranean (Alexandria) to Malaysia and Sumatra. Shows The passage of Nimrod and The passage of Ophir en Hauilah into India. Noah's Ark is shown near Mount Ararat. The mythical Chiamay Lake appears in China as the source of four rivers.  

Condition Description: Trimmed to neatlines. A few minor tears repaired on verso and some minor restorations.

Related Categories:
Maps of Central Asia
Maps of India
Maps of Southeast Asia
Indian Ocean

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