C1666

Asiae Descriptio Nova Impensis.

One of the earliest English maps of Asia dated 1666 and embellished with a decorative title at top left. From Heylen, P. Cosmography in four books containing the chrography and history of the whole world: and all the principal kingdoms, … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Asiae Descriptio Nova Impensis.

Date:

C1666

Mapmaker:

Unknown

Condition:

Minor chips to sheet edges (reinstated), area of discolouration to the left of centre fold, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

432mm 
x 336mm

Paper Size: 

450mm 
x 347mm
AUTHENTICITY
Asiae Descriptio Nova Impensis. - Antique Map from 1666

Genuine antique
dated:

1666

Description:

One of the earliest English maps of Asia dated 1666 and embellished with a decorative title at top left.

From Heylen, P. Cosmography in four books containing the chrography and history of the whole world: and all the principal kingdoms, provinces, seas, and isles thereof.  

References:
Sabin, J. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time. New York. (1936) 1967.: 31655.

Collections:
National Library Australia: Bib ID 2251911 (1682 edition)

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