"Eur: VIII Tab:", Ptolemy/Mercator
Subject: Eastern Europe
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia
Color: Hand Color
17 x 13.5 inches
43.2 x 34.3 cm
Attractive Ptolemaic map covering eastern Europe from the Baltic through the Black Sea known in ancient times as Sarmatia and Tauricam Chersonese. The map is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and a tent encampment. From the edition compiled by Bertius and published by Jodocus Hondius.
Nice impression with later color. Old repair on fold separation in bottom margin. Couple of tiny wormholes in map.