Tartariae sive magni chami regni typus
Place Published: Antwerp
Publisher: Philippe Galle
Date Published: 1595
Description: Miniature map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 3 1/8" x 4.25".
Comments: Fantastic miniature map of northern Asia with parts of Europe, Tartary, China, Japan and the northwest of America, including the Baja Peninsula. Notes and descriptions mention Marco Polo's journey and discoveries. Notations within North America include the Sierra Nevada mountains and several rivers. From the 1595 pocket edition of Ortelius' "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum", or "Epitome" with text by Pieter Heyns. With Latin text on verso. Chip to upper right corner, light staining to lower margin.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 223502