Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice circa 1596.

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Description

Antique map of Southeast Asia by G.A. Magini. Showing southeast Asia with India, China, Japan, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia. To the northeast, the Pacific coast of North America. Without text on verso.

Details

CartographerGiovanni Antonio Magini
TitleIndia Orientalis
Publisher, YearVenice, circa 1596
Plate Size13.3 x 17.0 cm (5.2 x 6.7 inches)
Sheet Size15.3 x 18.5 cm (6.0 x 7.3 inches)

Condition

Very good condition.

Cartographer

Giovanni Antonio Magini, born 1555 in Padua, was Professor for Astronomy, Astrology and Mathematics at the University of Bologna. He was the first Italian publishing an Atlas of his own country. He also prepared a new edition of the Geographia of Ptolemy, which was first published in 1596. The maps have been engraved by Girolamo Porro. He died 1617 in Bologna.

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Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice circa 1596.

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