Contents: , 1 map ; 36.3 x 49 cm. on sheet 44 x 55 cm.
Publishers: [Antwerp : Christopher Plantin, 1572?].
To preserve the paper copy the aperture card will be issued.
Early map of Asia from Africa to Nova Guinea [i.e. New Guinea] and from Europe to Iava Maior [Java]. Part of the northern coast of Terrae Australis Incognita [i.e. Australia] is represented almost directly below New Guinea sperated by a narrow strait.
Plate 3 in various Latin editions of "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius between 1579 and 1612.
Relief shown pictorially.
Text in Latin on verso: Asiae.
Text on verso headed: Asia. At foot of leaf 3.
Mitchell Library copy at Z/M2 400/1572/1: mounted on linen.
Transferred from: F4/1.
Selected for Digitisation 2013.
Additional physical form availability note:
Online images available via the State Library of NSW: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/album/albumView.aspx?itemID=888278&acmsid=0 ; Digital Order No. a3303.