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Lot 0073
  • Map: Tabula Asiae VIII
  • Cartographer: Ptolemy, Magini / Porro, P.Keschedt
  • Place & Date: Cologne / 1597
  • Size: 6 3/4" x 5 1/4"
  • Condition: b&w; overall age toning

    The eighth Ptolemaic Asia map from the Magini/Porro edition of Ptolemy's Geographia, published in Cologne by Petrus Keschedt in 1597, encompasses ancient Bactria and Scythia, the Himalayan source of the Ganges, and India on either side of the great river.

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  • Condition

    b&w; overall age toning?

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    Ptolemy: Map of Bactria Scythia North India, 1597

    Estimate $50 - $60Sep 2, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert