Maps, Asia Minor, Turkey, Constantinople, Black Sea, Trapezunt, Antakya, Syria, Pirckheimer
"Natolia Nvova Tavola"
Copper etching from: "Geographia" by Claudio Ptolemy. Originally edited and published by Willibald Pirckheimer.
This edition, which comprises all 64 maps of the "B" edition, including the "New World", was published by Josephus
Meletius 1562 in Venice.
All of Turkey, except for a bit of the far western part is shown on this early map. In the northwest is Constantinople. The map reaches along the Black Sea in the north as far as Trapezunt. In the lower right corner is Antakya and a bit of Syria. Part of northern Cyprus is right of the centerfold. On one side of backside is text in Italian about the map.
Original antique print
The printing is strong and clear. Map has light browning along centerfold.There are some minor wormhole repairs on centerfold and a few, hardly noticeable, spots on image. Light offsetting in margins. General condition is Better than Good.
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