Asia, by Giovanni Magini. 1597
Item Number: 26548
Old antique map of Asia, by Giovanni Magini.
Date of the first edition: 1596.
Date of this map: 1597.
Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Image size: 130 x 175mm (5.12 x 6.89 inches).
Sheet size: 165 x 225mm (6.5 x 8.86 inches).
Verso: Latin text.
Condition Rating: A+.
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.