"Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentium Antiqua et Nova Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp
Subject: Southeast Asia
Period: 1697 (published)
Publication: Introductio in Universam Geographicam
Color: Hand Color
10.3 x 8.6 inches
26.2 x 21.8 cm
This delightful copper engraved map of the region extends from India to the Philippines and south to include all of Indonesia. In China there are three large spurious lakes and a confused river system. The decorative title cartouche includes an elephant and a man with a tamed leopard.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CLUV-8a .
Attractive color with a hint of toning along centerfold.