1597 – G. A. Magini – Tabula Europe VIII
Title: “Tabula Europe VIII.”
Very attractive copper engraving map of Western Sarmatia, now Poland, Lithuania, Scandinavia, Ukraine and Russia. 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
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!