"Tab. I. Asiae, in qua Galatia, Cappadocia, Pontus, Bithynia, Asia Minor, Pamphylia, Lycia, ac Cilicia", Ptolemy/Mercator
Period: 1698 (circa)
Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei's Atlas Tabulae geographicae Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
17.9 x 13.2 inches
45.5 x 33.5 cm
A fine Ptolemaic map of Turkey and Cyprus showing its ancient political divisions. Two fierce sea monsters fill the Mediterranean Sea. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche.
Tiny tear in bottom blank margin, closed with archival tape.