Auction 89, Lot 240

"Tabula Asiae X",

Subject: India

Period: 1561 (published)

Publication: La Geographgia di Claudio Tolomeo…

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.5 x 7.5 inches
26.7 x 19.1 cm

Ptolemaic view with India and Sri Lanka in reverse proportion to one another similar to the depiction of Solinus and Munster, with the Indus and Ganges rivers about the only recognizable feature. Italian text on verso with a historated capital. Minor toning along fold.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/8/1999

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