1597 – G. A. Magini – Europa


Title:                      “Europa”

Beautiful copper engraved map of Europe. With the mythical island Brasil and Demar west of Ireland. Issued by Claudius Ptolemaeus, edited by J.A. Magini, Cologne Keschedt 1597, taken from “Geographiae universe tum veteris, tum novae absolutissimum opus …” Second edition of the Magini Edition, the last significant Ptolemy adaptation. Latin text on verso.

Cartographer:     Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555 – 1617)
Sheet size:           23 x 17 cm
Year:                     1597
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition! Slightly browned and foxed. Paper with original map maker’s watermarks.

​Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!

This is a genuine antique map published in 1597 and not a modern copy or reprint!

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