"Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Middle East and Central Asia
Period: 1652 (circa)
Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio
Color: Hand Color
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm
The conquests of Alexander the Great in the Middle East and Persia are illustrated on this historical map. The region covered extends from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus valley. The Caspian Sea is depicted in a round, rather than elongated, shape. The large decorative cartouches emphasize the military theme. Blank verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #8030H:1.
Fine impression and color with wide, original margins and a minor printer's crease adjacent to centerfold.