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Erythraei Sive Rubri Maris

Erythraei Sive Rubri Maris : J. Jansson

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From the "Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio" with a text written by Georgius Hornius. An unusual map centred on the Indian Ocean or Erythraean Sea as it was known to the Ancient World, and extending from the Horn of Africa to the Malay Peninsula and Java. Sea monsters and sailing ships decorate the ocean itself and an attractive title cartouche contains an acknowledgement from the author, 'Nunc Vero ab Abrah. Ortelio'. Two inset maps to the upper corners show Annonis Periplus and Hyperborei, the North Pole. A further interesting feature is the land connection intimated between Malaya and Sumatra at lower right. CURRENTLY ON EXHIBITION AT: World Antiquarian Book Plaza, Nihonbashi 2-3-10, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8245 - Consequently delivery may be delayed.
mapmaker: J. Jansson
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1652-c.1740
medium and colour: Copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 395 by 460mm (15.5 by 18 inches).
ref: 40158
literature: Koeman / Van Der Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici [0500H:1]

Price: £ 460

 
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