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Abraham Ortelius:  Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio [with] Aegypti Recentior Descriptio [with] Carthageinis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus [shows Cyprus]

Maps of North Africa


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Title: Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Minor Nova Descriptio [with] Aegypti Recentior Descriptio [with] Carthageinis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus [shows Cyprus]

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1609

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 18 x 14 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $375.00

Inventory ID: 35175bp


Description:

Three detailed regional maps by Ortelius, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world.

The first map covers Asia Minor, Cyprus, and the Eastern Mediterranean. The second map shows the region around the Nile, as far as Aswan. The third map shows the environs of the City of Carthage.  

The map of Egypt is based upon Paolo Forlani's map of Egypt from 1566, the first modern map of Egypt:  www.raremaps.com/gallery/detail/41715sb


Related Categories:
Maps of Egypt
Maps of North Africa
Maps of Asia Minor