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subject : Arabian Peninsula--Maps--Early works to 1800
Map of Asia showing Arabia felix and Carmania (part of modern Saudi Arabia and Iran).; Text in Latin on recto describes countries, regions and oceans which border the map on all sides, positions of major locations in relationship to Alexandria, and the longitudes and latitudes covered in the map.; Text in Latin on verso describes nature of country and customs of the people.; Relief shown pictorially.; From Pirckheimer's 1541 Latin translation of Ptolemy's Geographia.
Excudebat Gaspar Trechsel (publisher)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. (creator)
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; Latin text and page no. on verso: Arabiam Felicem ... 22.
Apud Henricum Petrum (publisher)
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552. (creator)
Ptolemy, 2nd cent. (contributor)
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