Auction 104, Lot 525

"Tab. IV. Asiae, in qua Mesopotamia, Syria, Arabia Petrea, ac Deserta", Ptolemy/Mercator

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1698 (circa)

Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei's Atlas Tabulae geographicae Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.2 inches
45.7 x 33.5 cm

Great Ptolemaic map of the region between the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf. A ship sails just below Cyprus and the map is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/10/2003

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