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Stock# 59037
Description

Fascinating map of Southeast Asia and map of Sri Lanka (Taprobana), from Honter's 1561 De Cosmographiae Rudimentis.

The Southeast Asia map is centered on Thailland, Vietnam and Cambodia, reaching to Thailand and Mynmar in the northeast, Sumatra, Java and the Philippine island in the southeast and Southern China in the northeast.

On the verso is an early separate map of Taprobana (Sri Lanka).

Honter's maps are based upon modern sources and are among the earliest modern printed maps of the regions shown.

 

Condition Description
Minor dampstaining.