Pakistan and Afghanistan - Sebastian Munster circa 1540-1552
Title: Tabvla Asiae IX
Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia
Date: c. 1540-1552
Description: TABVLA ASIAE IX , 320/321, by Sebastian Munster. Map of Ptolemaic Pakistan and Afghanistan first published in Munster's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' in 1540. Presented on a trapezoidal projection with parallels and meridians which are forerunners of lines of longitude and latitude, enumerated in the borders. Major towns are named and rivers included, but not accurately located. Latin text verso.
Condition: Good, bold imprint, folding copy.
Image size: 270 x 345mm
11 x 13 " approx.
Order No. 2746