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Persici Sive Sophorum Regni Typus. (Persia).

  • ARTIST: Abraham Ortelius

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1570 c.1612.

  • EDITION SIZE: 13 3/4 x 19 1/2" (349 x 494 mm) plus margins

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine map of Persia from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world, first published in 1570. Cartographic information for this map was taken from Gastaldi's map of Asia Minor of 1564 and Ortelius' map of Asia published in 1567. A highly detailed map of the region for the period.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: From a Spanish text edition from either 1612 or 1641.

  • CONDITION: Good condition save foe some overall time toning. Uncolored.

  • REFERENCE: van den Broecke #167.