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Auction 94, Lot 357

"Tabula Asiae III", Gastaldi, Giacomo

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1548 (published)

Publication: La Geographia

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5.2 inches
17 x 13.2 cm
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Copper engraved Ptolemaic map of the region between the Black and Caspian seas. Noah's Ark is shown in the Caspian Sea and the map is engraved with birds, a monkey and a camel.


Condition: A

Later coloring highlighting the interesting features of the map. Tissue repairs on centerfold and to fill a couple of tiny worm holes.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/7/2001