L’ASIA ANCIENNE pour l’intelligence des Conquetes d’Alexandre at du commerces des Anciens
An interesting map of ancient Asia at the time of Alexander the Great, showing the region and trade routes. Four scales; Roman, Greek, Persian and Egyptian. Most placenames are in Latin, shows from the tip of Italy, and east Africa in the West to China and Sumatra in the East
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Steel engraving. Original colour. Good clean condition.Good margins there are closed tears to edges, top and bottom of centrefold and creases across the left hand corners have split, no loss. None of the tears affect the map itself. Some offsetting on right side Size: 52 x 40 cm.