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Auction 106, Lot 454

"Asia", Magini and Porro

Subject: Asia

Period: 1713 (published)

Publication: Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm
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Italian map based on Ortelius except that there is a strait dividing the southern portion of the Malay Peninsula. Girolamo Porro engraved the map for Magini's edition of Ptolemy's Geography, which was published several times. The plate made its last appearance in this work published by Raphael Savonarola. On a full sheet with text above and below the map.

References: Yeo #14.

Condition: A

Some plate ink residue, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 3/3/2004