Asiæ pars Avstralis insulæ indicae cvm svis naturæ dotibvs

The map focuses on the islands of Southeast Asia showing Sri Lanka, Marianna Islands and New Guinea. The northern coastline of Australia (Nova Hollandia) is also shown. This map is notable for depicting the region's strange and fabulous creatures. A hugh compass rose fills the Indian Ocean and the seas are filled with sea monsters and flying fish. -- Dealer's description

 

Title
Asiæ pars Avstralis insulæ indicae cvm svis naturæ dotibvs
Creator
Scherer, Heinrich, 1628-1704
Subject
Geographical areas and countries
Southeast Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
East Indies--Maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher
1702 / 1710
Digital Description
application/pdf, 3762 KB, 1 map : engraved, hand color
Digitised images, All rights reserved, National Library Board Singapore, 2014

 

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