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  ASIA 
 Near East 

GASTALDI, Giacomo. [Scarce map illustrating the Turco-Persian War of 1578-90]
Descrittione della Prima Parte dell' Asia Con I nome Moderni o Barbari. Venice: Andrea Muschio & Barezzo Barezzi, 1588. Sheet 210 x 260mm. Trimmed within plate as issued (folded in the book)
A reduction of Gastaldi's important map of the Middle East, engraved to illustrate Giovanni Tommaso Minadoi's 'Historia della guerra fra Turchi, et Persiani', an eye-witness account of the war between the Ottoman and Safavid empires. Minadoi (1549-1615) travelled to Aleppo as the personal physician of Teodoro Balbi, the new Venetian Consul in Syria.
[Ref: 18817]    £1,150.00 ($1,492 • €1,335 rates)


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