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Tabula Asiae XII

Author(s)
Description
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in Ptolemy's Geographia universalis, 1540 ed., rev. & ed. by Sebastian Münster. Latin text and page no. on verso: Asiae tabula XII ... 28. Includes illustration of elephant. Sri Lanka is labelled "Taprobana" on map, a name which was given to Sumatra on maps in later editions of the Geographia. cf. D.E. Parry, The cartography of the East Indian Islands, p. 63.
Publisher
[Basiliae : Apud Henricum Petrum, 1540]
Place(s)
Sri Lanka
Subject(s)
Sri Lanka—Maps—Early works to 1800
Held by
Princeton
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