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Johann Bussemachaer:  India Orientalis . . . 1600

Maps of Southeast Asia


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Title: India Orientalis . . . 1600

Map Maker: Johann Bussemachaer

Place / Date: Cologne / 1600

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 11.5 x 8 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $1,200.00

Inventory ID: 52423


Description:

Fascinating early map of Southeast Asia, extending from India to New Guinea and China and Japan south to Java, engraved by Bussemacher in Cologne.

The map includes the mythical land of  "Beach" from Marco Polo's reports and extends to California, where Quivira and two other cities are shown.  Japan is in its "Kite " configuration, with the Philippines in a virtually unrecognizable configuration.


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