Order by phone: 858.551.8500

Bernadus Sylvanus:  Octava Asiae Tabula [The Himilayas & Central Asia]

Maps of Central Asia


(Click Image To Enlarge)



Title: Octava Asiae Tabula [The Himilayas & Central Asia]

Map Maker: Bernadus Sylvanus

Place / Date: Venice / 1511

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 20 x 16 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,375.00

Inventory ID: 008CT


Description:

Sylvanus' map of Northern India, Central Asia and surrounding regions is one of the earliest obtainable maps of the area and the first printed in two colors.

The map appeared in Sylvanus' Claudii Ptholemaei Alexandrini liber Geographicae . . ., published in Venice in 1511. The Sylvanus edition of Ptolemy is one of the earliest to include maps with modern geographical updates. 


Related Categories:
Maps of Central Asia
Maps of India