Northern Africa to a suspected Equator. The entire supposed run of the Nile. In the west: The Fortunate Islands (Canary Islands and possibly the Capverde Islands. Southern Europe and of Asia: Turkey, the Near East and Felix Arabia.
Reverse side: "Tavola Quarta dell'Africa" (Fourth Ptolemy map of Asia)  Northern Africa to a suspected Equator. The entire supposed run of the Nile. In the west: The Fortunate Islands (Canary Islands and possibly the Capverde Islands. Southern Europe and of Asia: Turkey, the Near East and Felix Arabia.
"Tavola Prima Dell'Asia" (First Ptolemy map of Asia)  Copper etching after Claudius Ptolemaeus published in ãGeografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra" Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598  First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)  Map shows Turkey, northern Cyprus, Armenia and the Syrian coastline. Reverse side: North Africa.

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"Tavola Prima Dell'Asia" (First Ptolemy map of Asia)

Copper etching after Claudius Ptolemaeus published in "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra" Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli. Venice, 1598

First edition in Italian prepared by Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Map shows Turkey, northern Cyprus, Armenia and the Syrian coastline. Reverse side: North Africa.

Reverse side: "Tavola Quarta dell'Africa" (Fourth Ptolemy map of Asia)

Northern Africa to a suspected Equator. The entire supposed run of the Nile. In the west: The Fortunate Islands (Canary Islands and possibly the Capverde Islands. Southern Europe and of Asia: Turkey, the Near East and Felix Arabia.

Original antique print 

General age toning. Minor traces of age and use. A small spot inthe middle of Turkey has a small black spot on account of excessive use of printing ink.

Sheet: 28.5 x 19 cm (11.2 x 7.5")

Map: 12.4 x 17 (4.9 x 6.7")   interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design


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