"Asia", Magini and Porro
Period: 1617 (published)
Publication: Geographiae Cl. Ptolemaei…
Color: Black & White
6.6 x 5.1 inches
16.8 x 13 cm
This Italian map is based on Ortelius' map of the continent, with the exception of the addition of a strait dividing the southern portion of the Malay Peninsula. Girolamo Porro engraved this map for Magini's edition of Ptolemy's Geography, which was first published in 1597. Latin text on verso.
References: Yeo #14; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8000:381.
A nice impression with a couple of minor creases in left blank margin.