JAK-793

Antique Map of Southeast Asia by Magini (c.1617)

  • Condition: Very good, general age-related toning. Please read description for details and study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1617
  • Overall size: 20 x 29.5 cm.
  • Image size: 17 x 13 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'Tabula Asiae'. Two maps of Asia on one sheet, recto and verso. The recto features an interesting map of India, Bangladesh and the Ganges River. On the verso, a map of Indochina, Malaysia, Thailand, Burma and surroundings. This map originates from 'Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra' by Magini. Engraved by Girolamo Porro. 

Artists and Engravers: Giovanni Antonio Magini (Padua; 1555-1617) was an Italian astronomer, cartographer, matematician and astrologer.