Persia to North India - Tabvla Asiae VII by Sebastian Munster - circa 1540-1552
Title: Tabvla Asiae VII
Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia
Date: c. 1540-1552
Description: Sebastian Munster. Map of Ptolemaic Persia, Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, 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, slight rubbing to bottom centre fold, original printer's mark to left third of map.
Image size: 270 x 345mm
11 x 13 " approx.
Order No. 2745