"[Title on Verso] Tabula Septima Asiae Complectitur Margianam, Bactriniam, Sogdianam, Sacas, & Scythiam intra Imaum montem", Waldseemuller/Fries
Subject: Asia - Central
Period: 1541 (published)
Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae
Color: Black & White
18 x 11 inches
45.7 x 27.9 cm
Woodblock map illustrating the Ptolemaic concept of the region north and east of the Caspian Sea in a trapezoidal projection. The map is reduced from Martin Waldseemuller's map with a small illustration of a king in the Caspian Sea. Title is on verso.
References: Mickwitz II #211-21.
Overall very good with slight toning at centerfold and two tiny binding holes in blank margins.