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.


Asiæ nova descriptio
Wit, Frederik de
Geographical areas and countries
Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Southeast Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
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