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A sixteenth century map of Bengal which includes present day Bangladesh. Recognisable cities on the coast include Calecota or Calcutta (Kolkata) and Chatigam (Chattogram). It was first published in 1598 by Barent Langenes in Middleburgh in a miniature atlas to rival that of Abraham Ortelius. The maps were largely engraved by Jodocus Hondius and his brother-in-law Pieter van den Keere. Gole (1978) 9; Van der Krogt 8340:342; Shirley (2004) T.Lan 1g.
LANGENES, Barent

Bengala

Amsterdam, 1598-[1609]
95 x 130 mm., in good condition.
Stock number: 9508
£ 110
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