Asiæ nova descriptio

This hand-coloured, engraved map shows Saudi Arabia, Russia, India, China, Japan to Southeast Asia. It is decorated with eight costumed figures in the side-borders. The upper frieze consists of views of Ormus, Aden, Ierusalem, Damasco, Rodus and Famagusta.

 

Title
Asiæ nova descriptio
Creator
Wit, Frederik de
Subject
Geographical areas and countries
Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Southeast Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher
Frederick de Wit, 1660
Digital Description
application/pdf, 10799 KB, 1 map : engraved, hand color
Digitised images, All rights reserved, National Library Board Singapore, 2014

 

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