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Publication: [Agrippinensium Colonia?] : [Excudebat Petrus Keschedt?], [1597?]

Physical Description: 1 map ; 14 x 18 cm, on sheet 17 x 23 cm

Language: Latin

Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale not given, (E 49°35ʹ--E 82°05ʹ/N 43°33ʹ--N 26°01ʹ).

Notes: Ptolemaic map covering central Asia, including the Persian Gulf, Caspian Sea, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India.

Relief shown pictorially.


Copper-plate map.

Verso is page 22 of an unidentified text in Latin, with heading: Asiae Tabvla VI.

Taken from an early edition of Giovanni Antonio Magini's Ptolemy's Geographia, tentatively identified as: Ptolemy. Geographiae vniuersae tum veteris, tum nouae abolutissimum opus, duobus voluminibus districtum. Agrippinensium Colonia : Excudebat Petrus Keschedt, 1597.


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