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Number: 2698
Continent: Africa
Region: East
Place Names: Madagascar
Year of Origin: 1601 (estimated)
Title: VIII. Insvla Madagascar, Alias S. Lavrentii Dicta: & huius conditio. 2. Insvla de S. Laurety
Sub-Title: [middle inset] INSVLA DE S. LAVRETY
Language: Latin
Publish Origin: London
Height: 14.1
Width: 19.9
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
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Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Theodor De Bry
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Publisher: Theodor De Bry
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Northernmost Latitude: -11.0
Southernmost Latitude: -26.0
Westernmost Longitude: 40.0
Easternmost Longitude: 52.5
Measurement Notes: modern Greenwich estimates
Notes: [OLD WORLD AUCTION] This uncommon map of Madagascar illustrates the earliest voyage of the Dutch to the East Indies in 1595. The map is oriented by two large compass roses with northeast to the top. The corners of the map are filled with four detailed insets of the important bays showing the navigational hazards and Insula de S. Maria. Place names are from the earliest Portuguese explorers. On a full sheet of Latin text
Last updated: Mar 14, 2015