Lot 0236

MAP, Southeast Asia, Ptolemy/Ruscelli

Southeast Asia. Ptolemy/Ruscelli, Tabula Asiae XI, from La Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino…, 1561 (published). Black & White. Based on the interpretations of Solinus and Munster, this Ptolemaic map covers the region roughly of Thailand and Malaysia. An oddly shaped Malaysian peninsula lies to the east of the Ganges River, while the... more