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Mercator's Ptolemaic map of Arabia

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Asiae VI. Tab: , Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam ac Sinum Persicum comprehendens.
Utrecht, François Halma, c.1695. Coloured. 340 x 475mm.

A map of Arabia showing the peninsula as known in classical time. First published 1578, this map comes from Mercator's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geography', with the maps updated to Mercator's Projection. This example is of the second state, with a new title cartouche replacing the original strapwork one.

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Stock ID : 19745

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Stock Id :19745

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Mercator's Ptolemaic map of Arabia

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Asiae VI. Tab: , Arabiam Felicem, Carmaniam ac Sinum Persicum comprehendens.
Utrecht, François Halma, c.1695. Coloured. 340 x 475mm.

A map of Arabia showing the peninsula as known in classical time. First published 1578, this map comes from Mercator's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geography', with the maps updated to Mercator's Projection. This example is of the second state, with a new title cartouche replacing the original strapwork one.

TIBBETTS: 39.
Stock ID : 19745

£1,200

£1,200