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Scarce and highly detailed map of SE Asia, with inset of the Island and Strait of Singapore and Prince of Wales Island. Includes extensive historical notes, including a note on the establishment of the British Colony in Singapore in 1819 by Sir. S. Raffels and confirmation of its soveriegnty in 1824, with other historical notes on Singapore. Additional notes on the Britsih settlements in Sumatra being ceded to Holland in 1824 in exchange for the City of Malacca and establishments in India. A discovery note in Papua or New Guinea notes the discoveries by Lieutenants Koole & Bonse. Other interesting notes and details included. Decorative Piano Key border. Fine example, on thick heavy paper. From Johnston's scarce National Atlas.