"India Orientalis", Cluver/Jansson
Subject: South East Asia
Period: 1661 (published)
Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam
Color: Hand Color
7.7 x 5.5 inches
19.6 x 14 cm
Small map depicts the region from India through southern China and the Philippines, covering all of the Malaysian Peninsula with parts of North Sumatra and Borneo. The Bay of Cambray is very exaggerated. The mythical Chiamai Lacus appears northeast of India, along with two large lakes in China. It is adorned with decorative title and distance scale cartouches and engraved by Petrus Kaerius.
Light surface soil in blank margins.