Asia, by Giovanni Magini. 1597
Old map of Asia, by Giovanni Magini.
Date of the first edition: 1596
Date of this map: 1597
Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 13 x 17.5cm (5.1 x 6.8 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition Rating: A+
References: Meurer (Cologne) Mag 54.
From: Geographicae Universae tum veteris novae . . . Auctore Io. Ant. Magino. Cologne, P. Keschedt, 1597. - Pirate edition after Magini's original work of 1596.
Ortelius informed Magini in November 1597 about this and the publication was stopped till 1608 when a new edition was issued by Keschedt.