London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
INDIA AND HIGH ASIA
INDIA -- [MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-94)]. Insulae Indiae orientalis precipuae, in quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt. [Amsterdam: H. Hondius, n.d.]. Hand-coloured engraved map, (340 x 470mm). Elaborate title cartouche, galleons engaged in a sea-battle, compass rose and sea-monster. Framed and glazed.
Together with Abraham Ortelius's Indiae orientalis, insularumque adiacientium typus ([Antwerp, 1570 or later]) and Hondius's India Orientalis ([Amsterdam, c.1609], 145 x 185mm). (3)
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