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DE WIT, F. - Occidentalior Tractus Indiarum Orientalium.

DE WIT, F. -  Occidentalior Tractus Indiarum Orientalium.
Occidentalior Tractus Indiarum Orientalium. - DE WIT, F.
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Title : Occidentalior Tractus Indiarum Orientalium..
Map maker : DE WIT, F..
Date : Amsterdam, 1675.
Size : 17.7 x 21.3 inches. / 45.0 x 54.0 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :Decorative chart showing the coastlines of the Arabian peninsula with both the Red Sea and Persian Gulf shown in full. Africa from the Cape of Good Hope to Cape Comorin in India, with both the Red Sea and Persian Gulf shown in full.

The title is within an ornate cartouche in full colour, which illustrates the dominance of the Omani Empire, which was in the process of driving the Portuguese from their footholds in Mombasa and Zanzibar. The map is crisscrossed by rhumb lines emanating from various points on the grid.
This is the first edition and first appeared in de Wit's Zee Atlas of 1675, which was reprinted in 1715.

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Condition : Wide margins. Very good condition


ID: 35629

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