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1610 circa Gerhard Mercator
Asia ex magna orbis terre descriptionie Gerardi Mercatori Desumpta studio et industria G.M. Iumioiris
Striking example of Mercator's map of Asia. Includes an ornate cartouche and sailing ship. The map was updated and the cartouche etc. changed in 1606, making these early examples scarce on the market. Based upon Mercator's World Map of 1569.