1596/1713, WORLDMAP, EUROPE ASIA AFRICA AMERICA, TERRA INCOGNITA, ARCTIC, ANTARTICA. 1596 IN EDITION OF 1713!!! MAP OF THE WORLD, AFTER ORTELIUS BY MAGINI-LASOR. Girolama Porro originally engraved this map for Giovanni Magini's quarto edition of Ptolemy's Geographia in 1596. It is based on Abraham Ortelius' world map on an oval projection.The most notable features are the large landmasses at both poles. Six wind-heads are arranged above and below the map.
The map was very popular and subsequently appeared in Lasor a Varea's work more than a century after it was first engraved. Lasor a Varea, Alphonse: Alphonsus Lasor a Verea was the cartographic alias of Raffaello Savonarola (1680--1748), a monk who worked in the monastery library in Padua. Universus terrarum orbis scriptorum calamo delineatus...Qui de Europae, Asiae, Africae, & Americae regnis, provinciis, populis, civitatibus... Is a historical dictionary with an extensive glossary of terms, and an overall wealth of practical information about the geography and cartography of the time and includes a large number of maps [approx 252] and views taken from old plates dating from a century or more earlier. The plates are taken from Valeggio's. Le Isole più famose del mondo. 34X 23 CMS, , WITH GOOD MARGINS , NO WATERSTAINS, NO SIGNIFICANT FOXING OR BROWNING OF PAPER BY AGE, VERY LITTLE SOILING. ALTOGETHER IN CLOSED TO PERFECT CONDITION!! ALSO PLEASE, CHECK OUT MY. THERE ARE MORE ITEMS LISTED NOW!!
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