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  ASIA 
 Indonesia 

HONTER, Johannes. [Sumatra as Taprobana]
Taprobana. Basle: Henri Petri, c.1561. Woodcut, printed area 120 x 75, set in text.
Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka. Later, as this theory was discredited, Sumatra became the next candidate. Published in Honter's 'Cosmographiæ rudimentis', the map is surrounded by a Latin text description of the island. On verso are two woodcut illustrations, including one showing cannibals butchering a corpse..
[Ref: 7973]    £220.00 ($292 • €248 rates)


 India 

HONTER, Johannes. [16th Century woodblock map of India]
Cambaye Orissa Delli Decan. Basle: Henri Petri, c.1561. Woodcut, printed area 120 x 155, set in text.
Published in Honter's 'Cosmographiæ rudimentis', the map is surrounded by a Latin text description.
[Ref: 7977]    £300.00 ($398 • €338 rates)


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