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Cartographer: Claudius Ptolemy
Title: : [Central Asia]
Date: 1535      Size: 19 x 13 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Central Asia. Early black and white woodcut.
Map Ref: AS345
Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : [Asia]
Date: 1578      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Basle
Description: Seminal map of Asia and one of the first not to use the Ptolemaic template.
Map Ref: AS1084
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Asiae Nova Descriptio.
Date: 1592      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Attractive map of Asia with a clear North-East passage. Engaging depiction of Japan, China and New Guinea. Original colour.
Map Ref: AS1096
Cartographer: Cornelis De Jode
Title: : Asia, Partivm Orbis Maxima
Date: 1593      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: RARE black and white map of Asia. Shows Great Wall of China.
Map Ref: AS954
Cartographer: Giovanni Magini
Title: : Asia
Date: 1596      Size: 7 x 5 inches
Published: Venice
Description: Asia. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS823
Cartographer: Fiamengo Arnoldi
Title: : Asia
Date: 1600      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Bologna
Description: RARE black and white map of Asia. Strong impression.
Map Ref: AS513
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius
Title: : Asia
Date: 1600      Size: 4 x 3 inches
Published: Antwerp
Description: Asia. Miniature map. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS559
Cartographer: Matthias Quad
Title: : Asia Partiv Orbis Maxima
Date: 1609      Size: 12 x 8 inches
Published: Heidelberg
Description: Asia. Early black and white map with strong impression.
Map Ref: AS564
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Description D'Asie
Date: 1618      Size: 5 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Asia. Miniature map. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS718
Cartographer: J. & H. Hondius
Title: : Asia
Date: c. 1620      Size: 22 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Asia. Borders with figures and town views. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS649
Cartographer: Samuel Purchas
Title: : Asia
Date: 1625      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: London
Description: Early miniature map of Asia. Published as part of Hakluytus Posthomous or Purchas his Pilgrimis. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS1150
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Asia
Date: 1628      Size: 8 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early decorative map of the continent. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS891
Cartographer: Jodocus Hondius
Title: : Asia
Date: c. 1630      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Decorative map of Asia, based on Jodocus Hondius (1623) but presented without decorative panels. Extends from the Arabian Peninsula across to South East Asia.Unusual depiction of Japan and updated depiction of Korea as an isthmus. Original colour.
Map Ref: AS1141
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: : Asia
Date: c. 1630      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Asia. Verso text in French. Decorative cartouche and ship detail. The continent is separated regionally in wonderful original colour.
Map Ref: AS863
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Carte De L'Asie
Date: 1639      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Asia. Reduced version of the map by Hondius with interior vignettes and Paris imprint under Tavernier. Coloured.
Map Ref: AS841
Cartographer: Willem & Jan Blaeu
Title: : Asia Noviter Delienata
Date: c. 1640      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious example of Blaeu's "figure map" of Asia illustrating costumed figures and the principal cities of the continent. Original colour.
Map Ref: AS1107