Stock Id :19771

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One of the earliest charts to show any part of Australia

HONDIUS, Henricus.

India quæ Orientalis dicitur, et Insulæ Adiacentes.
Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1639, French text edition. Original colour. 395 x 490mm.

A good example of this 17th century map of the East Indies covering form India to southern Japan. Australia appears, with Carpentaria and Arnhem Land as mapped by the Dutch vessel Duyfken in 1605-06, the first recorded European contacts with Australia.

TOOLEY: Australia 721; SUAREZ: p.201.
Stock ID : 19771

£1,250

£1,250

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Stock Id :19771

Download Image

One of the earliest charts to show any part of Australia

HONDIUS, Henricus.

India quæ Orientalis dicitur, et Insulæ Adiacentes.
Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1639, French text edition. Original colour. 395 x 490mm.

A good example of this 17th century map of the East Indies covering form India to southern Japan. Australia appears, with Carpentaria and Arnhem Land as mapped by the Dutch vessel Duyfken in 1605-06, the first recorded European contacts with Australia.

TOOLEY: Australia 721; SUAREZ: p.201.
Stock ID : 19771

£1,250

£1,250