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Constantinopolis.

A spectacular woodcut panorama of the ancient city of Constantinople, proporting to show the pre-Turk city (for example naming St Sophia). (235x522mm).One of the earliest...

$3500 / ≈ €3290
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

.Tabula III Asiae. [Caucass and Armenia.]

Ptolemaic map of the region south of the Caucasus Mountains and between the Caspian Sea as far south as the headwaters of the Tigris River in the south and the Black Sea,...

$1800 / ≈ €1692
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place, Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

$2200 / ≈ €2068
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place, Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

[Taprobana - Sri Lanka]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Ceylon prepared Martin Waldseemüller.Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "P...

$2200 / ≈ €2068
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

This is a very desirable  early Ptolemaic woodblock map of the Arabian Peninsula, here called Arabia Felix. The map is presented on a trapezoidal projection with par...

$2200 / ≈ €2068
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place, Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)

Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri"...

$5000 / ≈ €4700
Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienne, 1541

 

.[Pakistan, Afghanistan]

Wood block printed Ptolemaic map of the region of present-day Pakistan and part of Afghanistan. Convoluted mountain ranges and river systems dominate the trapezoidal map....

$1200 / ≈ €1128
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

[East Asia]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of East Asia and centered on Amenia, prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map fr...

$2200 / ≈ €2068
Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Place, Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

.[Near east with Cyprus]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Near east with Cyprus prepared by Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 p...

$2000 / ≈ €1880
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

.[India]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of India prepared by Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in &quo...

$2000 / ≈ €1880
Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Place, Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541