"Tabula Asiae II", Gastaldi, Giacomo
Subject: Caucasus and Central Asia
Period: 1548 (circa)
Publication: La Geographia
Color: Black & White
7 x 5.2 inches
17.8 x 13.2 cm
Copper engraved Ptolemaic map of the region north of the Black and Caspian seas showing the ancient kingdom of Sarmatia. The map includes an interesting dragon-like creature in the border and is filled with ancient placenames. Browning along centerfold with a few tiny wormholes. Remnants of hinge paper on verso.
Remnants of hinge paper on verso.