105 x 135 mm., with Latin text to the verso, in good condition.
A very fine early map of the southern tip of the Indian peninsula with a nearby Ceylon. Narsinga was the region of southern India otherwise known as the Hindu Vijayanagara Empire. The work it comes from is a revised edition of Barent Langenes' 'Caert Thresoor' of 1598 and was first published in 1616. The maps were all newly engraved by Jodocus Hondius, this example has Latin text on the verso. Koeman Lan 11A; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) no. 8335:342; Shirley 'Atlases in the BL' T.Bert 2a.