Asiae nova descriptio [map].

Author
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Antwerp? : Plantin?, between 1575 and 1612]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:28,000,000]. (E 19°00ʹ00ʺ--E 159°00ʹ00ʺ/N 85°00ʹ00ʺ--S 25°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 36 x 48 cm.

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Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Probably issued in Ortelius' Theatrum orbis terrarum; this version of his Asia map appeared in the Theatrum from 1575 to 1612. cf. Broecke, M.P.R. van den, Ortelius atlas maps.
  • Without text on verso; Broecke does not describe this issue.
Source acquisition
Historic maps copy is gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
References
Broecke, M.P.R. van den. Ortelius atlas maps 7
OCLC
927345561
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