Tabula Asiae IX [map].

Author
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Basiliae : Apud Henricum Petrum, 1540]
Description
  • (E 38°37ʹ00ʺ--E 77°30ʹ00ʺ/N 40°00ʹ00ʺ--N 23°15ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 24 x 29 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Asia, CentralMapsEarly works to 1800 [Browse]
Former owner
Summary note
This map summarizes Ptolemaic cartography of Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and part of India. It was the ninth in a sequence of 12 maps of Asia as described by the 2nd century Egyptian cartographer, Claudius Ptolemy.
Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Appears in Ptolemy's Geographia universalis, 1540 ed., rev. & ed. by Sebastian Münster.
  • Latin text and page no. on verso: Nona Asiae tabula ... 25.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy 2 is gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
Other title(s)
Tabvla Asiae IX
Other views
Staff view

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