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Map Nova et acurata totius Asiae tabula Title from cartouche: Asia / Title of Latin text: Nova Asiae descriptio / Title of Dutch text: Beschryvinge van Asia / Title of French text: Nouvelle description toute l'Asie

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Title

  • Nova et acurata totius Asiae tabula

Other Title

  • Title from cartouche: Asia
  • Title of Latin text: Nova Asiae descriptio
  • Title of Dutch text: Beschryvinge van Asia
  • Title of French text: Nouvelle description toute l'Asie

Names

  • Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638, cartographer
  • Visscher, Nicolaes, 1618-1679, publisher

Created / Published

  • [Amsterdam] : [Nicholaes Visscher], [1657?]

Headings

  • -  Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Asia

Genre

  • Early maps
  • Wall maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Includes inset of south polar region, diagram, text, and illustrations.
  • -  Title strip printed separately from map.
  • -  Text in right, left and bottom margins by Nicolaes Visscher. Printed separately from map.
  • -  Illustrations of local residents/costumes in left margin: Syrie et Caramanna -- Arabes -- Armenivs, Persae -- Bramenis, Gvzaratvs -- Malabarri et Balagvatae --Pegvani -- Avreae Chersonesi Incolae - Insvlani Svmatrae.
  • -  Illustrations of local residents/costumes in right margin: Iavani -- Incolae Molvccarvm et Baudae -- Insvlae Capvi Insols, de Ladrones Insulani -- Chinenses --Iapones -- Tartari -- Moscovitae -- Samoiedae.
  • -  Views beneath map: Rodus -- Famagusta -- Damasco -- Iervsalem -- Aden -- Ormus -- Goa -- Calecvth -- Candy -- Bantam -- Gammalamme -- Macao.
  • -  Geography and Maps, an illustrated guide, page 40
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Gift; Hans P. Kraus.
  • -  Latin. Text in Latin, Dutch, and French.

Medium

  • 1 map : hand colored ; 92 x 134 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7400 1657 .B5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2017585761

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, Cartographer, and Nicolaes Visscher. Nova et acurata totius Asiae tabula. [Amsterdam: Nicholaes Visscher, ?, 1657] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585761/.

APA citation style:

Blaeu, W. J. & Visscher, N. (1657) Nova et acurata totius Asiae tabula. [Amsterdam: Nicholaes Visscher, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017585761/.

MLA citation style:

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, Cartographer, and Nicolaes Visscher. Nova et acurata totius Asiae tabula. [Amsterdam: Nicholaes Visscher, ?, 1657] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017585761/>.