|Title||Paper, 'Attempt to ascertain the knowledge of the ancients about the East Indies' by John Caverhill|
|Date||6 February 1767|
|Description||Contains 3 pages of maps.|
Reconstruction of the known geography of the Strait of Malacca; Bay of Bengal and Ganges bassin and Gulf of Thailand according to Ptolemy and contemporary scholars.
Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Some attempts to ascertain the utmost extent of the knowledge of the ancients in the East Indies'
Read date not given.
|Physical description||Ink on paper and 3 maps|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1767.0018|
|Related records in the catalogue||L&P/4/377/1|
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|NA5585||Caverhill; John (- 1781)|| - 1781|