Naher Osten - Ptolemäus - Mercator
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Near East

"Asiae Tabula IIII."

Map of the Near East between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf, with Cyprus and the regions of Israel, Palestine, the Lebanon, Jordania, Syria and Iraq; at upper left 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 45,5 cm.

Paper a little bit stained, otherwise perfect condition.

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

€ 950,-