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Arabia, by Giovanni Magini. 1597


Tabula Asiae VI.

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Item Number:  26519
Category:  Antique maps > Asia > Middle East
References: Tibbetts - #48

Old map of Arabia, by Giovanni Magini.

Cartographer: Cl. Ptolemy.

Engraved by Girolamo Porro.

Date of the first edition: 1596
Date of this map: 1597

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins and title): 12.5 x 17cm (4.9 x 6.6 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Age-toned, else excellent.
Condition Rating: A
References: Tibbetts, #48.

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.