"Tabula Asiae II", Ptolemy/Magini
Subject: Caucasus and Central Asia
Period: 1621 (circa)
Publication: Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra
Color: Hand Color
7 x 5 inches
17.8 x 12.7 cm
This Ptolemaic map, presented on a trapezoidal projection, presents a slice of the ancient world known as Sarmatia. It focuses on the Caucasus region from the modern-day Crimea and Sea of Azov to the mouth of the Volga River and the Caspian Sea. On sheet (8 x 11.5") with Italian text below and on verso.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara (Nordenskiold) #233-18.
Clean and bright with older color that has bled through on verso.