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PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G. - Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G. -  Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)
Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula) - PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
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Title : Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula).
Map maker : PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G..
Date : Vienna, 1525 -1541.
Size : 10.7 x 17.9 inches. / 27.2 x 45.5 cm.
Colouring : In attractive strong colours.

Description :Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of the Arabian Peninsular prepared Martin Waldseemüller. River Rhine to the left.

Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "Ptolemy's Geographia". The atlas was reprinted in 1520, 1522, 1525, 1535 and 1541.
This wood block was cut in 1525 for the publisher J.Grünninger. This being the variant of 1541, now without the banner title and wood cut ornaments on the verso.

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Condition : Good margins. With letter press and decorated initials on verso. Size of paper 400x550mm.

ID: 38033

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