Asia noviter delineata

This is a map of Asia with carte-a-figures border and decorated with animals, sea monsters and sailing ships. The frieze across the top features vignettes of the cities of Candy, Calecvth, Goa, Damasco, Iervsalem, Ormus, Bantam, Aden and Macao. The side panels flanking the map depict costumed figures of the various Asian peoples. -- Dealer's description.

 

Title
Asia noviter delineata
Creator
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638
Subject
Geographical areas and countries
Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher
1640
Digital Description
application/pdf, 25053 KB, 1 map : engraved, hand color
Digitised images, All rights reserved, National Library Board Singapore, 2014

 

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