Indien - Ptolemäus - Mercator
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"Asiae Tabula IX."
Map of India between the Rivers Indus and Ganges, with the Himalaya area inthe north and with the island Taprobana (Ceylon) in the south; at lower right small cartouche.
Orig. coloured copper engraving by Gerardus Mercator after Claudius Ptolemy, from the first cartographic part of the Cosmography of Gerardus Mercator, printed and published by G. Kempen, 1st edition, Cologne 1578, 35 x 46,3 cm.
Paper a little bit stained, otherwise perfect condition.
Ref.: Koeman Vol. II, Me 1, without privilege