TURCICI IMPERII DESCRIPTIO

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Giovanni Magini

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Turcici Imperii Descriptio

Copper plate engraving, 1596
Plate size 5 1/2 x 7 1/8" (14 x 18 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 89645
Price: $250.00
Publisher : Published by Giovanni Antonio Magini, Venice.
A fine early map of the Ottoman Empire, the Mediterranean Sea, northern Africa, the Holy Land and Arabia. This map appeared in Magini's "Geographiae Universae...". Engraved by the Italian master enngraver Girolamo Porro. Several sea monsters are shown in the surrounding waters. Maps

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