Mittlerer Osten - Ptolemäus - Mercator
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Middle East - Persia

"Asiae V Tab:(ula)"

Map of the Middle East between the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf, with the regions of Persia (Iran); with a decorative 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, 35,5 x 45,5 cm.

Paper a little bit stained, otherwise perfect condition.

Ref.: Koeman Vol. II,  Me 1, without privilege

€ 700,-