Asia – Petrus Bertius


Detailed map of Asia published by Petrus Bertius in his work Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum. Several geographic misconceptions are depicted. Novaya Zemlya in the north is attached to the Russian mainland and the peninsula of Corea is an island. The imaginary lake Chiamay Lacus from which five large rivers are flowing south is also depicted. Engraved by Joducus Hondius.

Title: Asia
Date: 1618
Size: 9.3 x 13.5 cm
Condition: Very good (VG)

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