Mittlerer Osten - Ptolemäus - Mercator
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Middle East - Persia, Afghanistan, Pakistan
"Asiae Tabula IX."
Map of the Middle East north of the Arabian Sea; with regions of Persia (Irak), Afghanistan, Pakistan and India; at lower right decorative cartouche.
Orig. coloured copper engraving by Gerardus Mercator after Claudius Ptolemy, from the first cartographic part of the Cosmography of Gerardus Mercator, printed and published by G. Kempen, 1st edition, Cologne 1578, 34,5 x 40,3 cm.
Paper a little bit stained, otherwise perfect condition.
Ref.: Koeman Vol. II, Me 1, without privilege