Arabian Peninsula - Waldseemüller
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Arabian Peninsula by Martin Waldseemüller after Ptolemy
„Sexta Asie Tabula“
Map of the Arabian Peninsula, with the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. Trapeze-shaped in the style of Ptolemy.
Orig. coloured woodcut map from the „Geographia“ by Martin Waldseemüller after Ptolemy, edited by Georg Übelin, printed and published by Johannes Schott, Strasbourg 1520, ca. 30 x 50 cm.
Rare and early map of the Arabian Peninsula from one of the most important Ptolemy's Geographies of the early 16th century.
Perfect, strong impression, excellent condition, islands originally coloured.