1600 – P. Bertius – India Orien


Title:                      “India Orien” & “Les Indes.


A miniature map of East and Southeast Asia by Petrus Bertius. Covers the area between China and Sri Lanka, and Japan to Australia. Surprisingly accurate for the time but with many islands missing or orientated in the wrong direction. French text on verso.

Comes from Barent Langenes pocket atlas  “Thresor de Chartes, contenant les Tableaux de tous les Pays du Monde…” published by Cornelius Claesz in Hague, 1600.

Cartographer:      Petrus Bertius (1565 – 1629)
Sheet size:            17.5 x 12.0 cm
Year:                       1600
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition! Nice coloring. Waterstain in upper margin.

This is an original antique map published in 1600 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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