Auction 102, Lot 450

"Tabula Asiae VI [on verso] Tabula Asiae VII", Magini, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Arabia

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 5 inches
17.8 x 12.7 cm

Finely engraved Ptolemaic map of Arabia with a stipple engraved sea and a tiny fanciful sea monster in the Pelagus Indicum. Tabula Asiae VII map of Central Asia is on verso. On a full sheet of Italian text.

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Condition: A

Nice crisp impression. Some damage in bottom blank margin below the text.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/5/2003

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