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Asiæ nova descriptio

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Cartographic Details: Scale not given; (E 25°01'00"--E 146°19'00"/N 77°03'00"--S 9°48'00"). Map of Asia from Saudi Arabia, Russia, India, China, Japan to Southeast Asia with relief shown pictorially. Title from decorative cartouche surrounded by figure with camel. No scale given. Engraved. Colours. Stereographic projection. Broad decorative border on three sides, consisting of four sketches of inhabitants on either side, and sketches of six towns, Ormus, Demasco, Rodus, and Famgusta, at the top.  395 x 47 cm
Collection
John R. Borchert Map Library
Year
1660
Held by
Minnesota
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