Title: [World as known to the Ancients] Untitled. Description: An unusual and beautiful 1823 manuscript map of The Ancient World, including Asia, europe and Africa. The map generally follows the historical atlas work of the english cartographer James Wyld however is a fully independent and unique hand rendered production.
The manuscript geographical data and detail throughout is altogether outstanding and completed in a fine hand adept at decorative text and the rendering of rivers and mountains. The map shows the world of classical antiquity from the Atlantic Ocean to Southeast Asia and from the Indian Ocean to the North Sea.
It includes all of europe, Arabia, parts of Asia, including the Indian Subcontinent, and the northern parts of Africa. Color coding divides the ma by continent.
Throughout there are interesting notations such as, in Africa, the'Aethiopes Anthroophagi,' the city of Rapta identified by Ptolemy as the southernmost city, and the apocryphal Lune Montes in Africa An altogether unique and wonderful one of a kind find. Size: Printed area measures 14.5 inches high by 17.5 inches wide. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged.
Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service.
Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item "1823 Manuscript Map of the Ancient World Europe, Asia and Africa" is in sale since Tuesday, October 8, 2019.This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps". The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.