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Southeast Asian Studies Library Resources: Maps

SEA Maps

The Southeast Asia Collection houses many rare maps in the Rare Books Annex.  These maps range from the 1500's to the 1800's and a lot of them are hand colored. These maps come from a variety of Southeast Asian countries, such as Burma, Malaysia, and Vietnam.  All maps are avaliable for viewing during Special Collection business hours.

Maps of Southeast Asia

Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. : Scheeptogt onder den Ammiraal Wybrand Van Warwyk,van Bantam na China Gedaan. Lieden : [Aa?, 172-?]. Call number: G 8000 1720z .A12

Dutch map of Southeast Asia from the 1720s thumbnail

 

Clüver, Philipp, 1580-1622. Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adiacentium Antiqua et Nova Descriptio. [Wolfenbüttel? : Per I Bunonem?, 1667?]. Call number: G 8000 1667 .C58

Note: From Cluver'sIntroductionis in Universam Geographiam tam Veterem Quam Novam, 1667.

map of Southeast Asia from 1667 thumbnail

 

Indes Orientales, ou du Gange. [ S.l. : s.n., 16--?]. Call number: G 7625 1600z .I52

map of South and Southeast Asia from 1600 thumbnail

 

Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784. An Accurate Map of the East Indies, From the Latest Improvements and Regulated by Astronomical Observations. [London? : R. Sayer & J. Bennett?, 177-?]. Call number: G 7625 1770z .K57

Map of the East Indies from 1770 thumbnail

 

Ptolemy, 2nd cent. India Orientalis. . . [Colonia : P. Keschedt, 1608]. Call number: G 7401 .S2 1608 .P78

Notes : From Ptolemy's (?)Geographiae Universae, 1608.

In the lower right corner: Coloniae formulis Jani Buxmacheri, 1600.

This map is formed from two sheets of paper seamed together. There is text in Latin about India on the verso.

map of Southeast Asia from 1608 thumbnail

 

Ptolemy, 2nd cent. India Tercera Nuova Tavola. [Venetia: Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561]. Call number: G 8001 .S2 1561 .P76

Notes : From Valgrisi'sLa Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo, 1561.

This map is formed from two sheets of paper seamed together. There is text in Italian on the verso on "India Tercera."

map of India Tercera from 1561 thumbnail

 

Ptolemy, 2nd cent. : Tabula Asiae XI. [Venetia : Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561]. Call number: G 7626 .S2 1561 .P76

Notes : Revised and edited by Girolamo Ruscelli. From Valgrisi'sLa Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo, 1561.

This map is formed from two sheets of paper seamed together. There is text in Latin on the verso.

map of the Southeast Asia peninsulas thumbnail

 

Maps of Burma

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772.Carte du Golphe de Bengale. [Paris : Bellin, 1764]. Call number: G 7652 .B4 1764 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Port et Bourg de Mergui. Paris: [Bellin], 1764
Call number: G 7724 .M4 1764 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

 

Clüver, Philipp, 1580-1622. Indiae Orientalis et Insularum Adicentium Antique Et Nova Descriptio. [Wolfenbüttel? : Per I Bunonem?, 1667?]. Call number: G 8000 1667 .C58

Large portion of the map: 171K

 

Galvao, Antonio D. D'India anze Landschappen
Leyden, 1729 [Detail]. Call number: G 8000 1729 .C35  Full map: 151K

 

 

Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594.India Orientalis. [Amsterdam : Ianssen, 1630]. From his Atlas minor, 1630. Call number: G 7400 1630 .M47

Small view of the map: 75K; Full map: 173K; Enlarged view of the map: 288K

Note the scale used for this map: 100K

Detail of Pegu (note that it is depicted as an island): 138K; Detail of the coastal region: 108K

 

Moll, Herman. The East Part of India, or, India Beyond the R. Ganges. London, 1729. Call number: G 8005 1730 .M65

 

Ptolemy, 2nd cent. [ASIA] [4 Maps]: INDIA ORIENTALIS, CHINAE REGNUM, IAPANIA REGNUM, INSULAE PHILIPPINAE

Douay?, 1605? Call number: G 7401 .S2 1605 .P78

This map features four separate maps on one sheet.

 

Ptolemy, 2nd cent. India Tercera Nuova Tavola. [Venetia : Appresso Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561]. Call number: G 8001 .S2 1561 .P76

This map lists Berma, Martaban, and Pegu.

 

Ptolemy, 2nd cent. Tabula orientalis regionis, Asiae scilicet extremas complectens terras & regna. [Basiliae: Apud Henricum Petrum, 1540]. Call number: G 7401 .S2 1540 .P76

This map was scanned in two sections and pieced together.


Detail:

 

Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756.Asia, cum omnibus imperiis provinciis,statibus et insulis, correcta et adornata per Mattaeum Seutter. Augsburg : Tobias Conrad Lotter,[1744]. Call number: G 7400 1744 .S48

Full map, 250K;Note the variety of scales listed on this map, 150K

Note: India is labelled on both sides of the Golfo di Bengala and colored green, 233K

 

 

Goos, Pieter.Pascaert van t'ooster gedeelte van Oost Indien van C. Comorin tot Iapan. [S.l. : s.n., 165-?]. Call number: G 8001 .P5 1650z .C66

 

Detail

 

 

Maps of Indonesia

Aa, Pieter Vander, 1659-1733. De Moluccos, of Speceri-dragende eilanden tussen Gilolo en Celebes gelegen. Leide : Aa, [1714?]. Call Number: G 8130 1714 .A12.

Note that map is orientated with north pointing to the right side of the map.

map of the Moloccos

 

Aa, Pieter Vander, 1659-1733. La Rade de Bantam, Dressee sur les Observations des Meilleurs Geographes. Leide : Aa, [1729]. Call Number: G 8074 .B33 1729 .A12

From Aa's La Galerie Agréable du Monde, 1729.

map of Bantam from 1729 thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Batavia Assiece en 1629 / Batavia A°.: 1629 Belegerd. [Paris? : Bellin?, 175-?]. Call Number:G 8074 .D3 1629 .B45

Notes : Engraved by J. V. Schley.

The pictoral map is of Batavia in 1629, but published by Bellin over a century later.

pictoral map of Batavia in 1629 thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte de l'Isle Celebres ou Macassar, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages. [Paris? : Bellin?, 175-?] Call Number: G 8110 1750z .B45

map of Celebes thumbnail

 

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte Particuliere de l'Isle d'Amboine/Byzondere Kaart van het Eyland Amboina. [Paris? : Bellin, 175-?]. Call Number:G 8132 .A6 1750z .B45

map of Amboina thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte des Environs de Batavia, Tiree des Hollandois. [Paris : Bellin, 176-?]. Call Number:G 8074 .D3 1760z .B45.

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

North is to the left side of the map.

map of Batavia from 1760? thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte Particuliere des Isle Moluques. [Paris : Bellin, 1764]. Call Number:G 8130 1764 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

Map of the Moluques thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Isle de Baly / 'T Eiland Baly. [Paris? : Bellin?, 175-?]. Call Number: G 8072 .B3 1750z .B45.

Notes : Inset shows "Plan d'un Palais du Roi."

Engraved by J.V. Schley.

map of Bali from 1750 thumbnail

 

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Isle de Machian / 'T eyland Makjan ;Isle de Bachian / 'T eyland Batsjan. [Paris : Bellin, 1750?]. Call Number: G 8132. M3 1750 .B45.

The lower bird's eye view is oriented with north to the lower left.

view of Machian thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Isles de Banda = Eylanden van Banda. [Paris? : Bellin?, 1750?]. Call Number: G 8132 .B4 1750 .B45

map of Banda thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan de l'isle Onrust / Grondtékening van 't eiland Onrust. [Paris : Bellin, 1750?]. Call Number: G 8092 .O5 1750 .B45.

Note: A small island in the bay of Jakarta.

Map of Onrust in Indonesia thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Ternate. [Paris? : Bellin?, 175-?]. Call Number: G 8132. T4 1750 z .B45

Includes Dutch and French index to numbered sites.

This is a bird's eye view of the city from the sea.

view of Ternate

 

Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794. : Carte des isles de la Sonde et des isles Moluques. [Neuchâtel : Chez le Librairies Associés, 1783]. Call Number: G 8070 1783 .B65

From G.T.F. Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre, 1783-1784.

Map of Sumatra, Java, Bali, Moluccas, Celebes, Timor and other areas from 1783 thumbnail

 

Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?. East India Islands. London : Orr, [185-?] Call Number: G 8070 1850 .D68

map of the East India Isles from about 1850 thumbnail

 

Le Rouge, Georges-Louis. Isles de la Sonde. Paris : Chez Crepy, [1767?]. Call Number: G 8070 1767 .L42

From Le Rouge's (?)Atlas Nouveau Portatif à l'usage des Militaires, Collèges et du Voyageur, 1767-1773.

map of Sumatra, Java, and Borneo from 1767 thumbnail

 

 

Le Rouge, George-Louis. Isles Moluques. [Paris : Le Rouge, 1756?] Call number: G 8130 1756 .L47

From Le Rouge's Atlas Nouveau Portatif à l'usage des Militaires, Collèges et du Voyageur, 1756-1759.

map of the Moluques thumbnail

 

Philippe de Prétot, Etienne André, d. 1787. Plan de la Rade de Batavia. [Paris : Nyon l'ainé, 1787]. Call Number: G 8092 .C6 P5 1787 .P45

chart of Batavia thumbnail

 

Maps of Malaysia

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan de la Ville et Forteresse de Malaca Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages / Grondtekening van de Stad en Vesting Malakka, om Te Deinen Voor de Hist. Beschr. der Reizen. [Paris : Bellin], 1750. Call number: G 8034 .M35 1750 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime?, 1764

There are ink smudges of words and one side of the map appears as if it was torn out of a book.

map of the Fortress on Malaca from 1750 thumbnail

 

Maps of the Philippines

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte des isle Philippines, Celebes et Moluques. [Paris : Bellin, 1764]. Call Number: G 8060 1764 .B45

From BellinLe Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764

Tome III, No. 64.

map of the Philippines, Celebes, and the Moluques thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte des isles Philippines : dressée sur la carte espagnole du R.P. Murillo de Velarde. [Paris : Bellin,1764] Call number: G 8060 1764 .B44

From BellinLe Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764

Tome III, No. 65-66. The top map (northern portion) is No. 65 and the lower map is No. 66.

map of the Philippines, northern section thumbnail

map of the Philippines, southern section thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan de la baye de Manille située dans l'isle de Luçon. [Paris : Bellin, 1764]

From BellinLe Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764. Call Number: G 8062. M3 P5 1764 .B45

Tome III, No. 67.

map of Manilla thumbnail

 

Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794. Les isles Philippines, celle de Formose, le sud de la Chine, les royaumes de Tunkin, de Cochinchine, de Camboge, de Siam, des Laos, avec partie de ceux de Pegu et d'Ava. [Neuchâtel : Chez les Librairies Associés, 1783?]. Call Number:G 8000 1783 .B65

Note : From G.T.F. Raynal'sAtlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, 1783-1784.

map of the Phillppines thumbnail

 

Maps of Thailand

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte du Cours du Menan, Depuis Siam jusqu'a la Mer. [Paris : Bellin, 1764]. Call Number: G 8027 .C47 1764 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

map of the Menan in Siam from 1764 thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan de la Ville de Louvo, Demeure Ordinaire des Rois de Siam.[Paris : Bellin, 1764]. Call Number: G 8029 .L6 1764 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

map of Louvo in Siam, 1764 thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Ville de Siam, ou Juthia. [Paris: Bellin, 1764]. Call Number: G 8029 .U8 1764 .B45

From Bellin's Le Petit Atlas Maritime, 1764.

Map of Juthia in Siam from 1764 thumbnail

 

Maps of Vietnam

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte du Cours de la Riviere de Tunquin depuis Cacho jusqu'a la Mer: Levee par un Navigateur Anglois. [Paris : Bellin, 175-?]. Call Number: G 8022 .T62 1750z .B45

map of Tunquin from 1750 thumbnail

 

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte du Cours de la Riviere de Tunquin depuis Cacho jusqu'a la Mer: Levee par un Navigateur Anglois. [Paris : Bellin, 1764]. Call Number: G 8022 .T62 1764 .B45

Although similar to the map above, there are differences in the detail of the relief shown and this map is hand colored. The scales are different and the 1764 map includes a cartouche.

map of Tunquin from 1764 thumbnail

 

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