Auction 133, Lot 626

"Tabula Asiae VIII", Ptolemy/Magini

Subject: Central Asia

Period: 1598 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 4.8 inches
16.5 x 12.2 cm

The ancient regions of Scythia Intra Imaum, Serica, Scythia Extra Imaum, India Intra Gangem, India Extra Gangem, and Sina Regio are distinctly divided by mountain ranges. This map covers these little known parts of Central Asia and Northern India with a few recognizable rivers and only a few place names. On a full sheet (8 x 11.7") with Italian text below and on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara (Nordenskiold) #226-23.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 9/1/2010