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subject : Asia--Maps--Early works to 1800.
Relief shown pictorially.; In upper right margin: Tom. III, No. 12.; In lower right margin: Gio. Ma. Cassini Som. inc.; In lower left corner: Large cartouche, showing natives, surrounds title and publication statement.
Presso la Calcografia Camerale (publisher)
Cassini, Gio. Ma. (Giovanni Maria), 1745-approximately 1824. (creator)
Calcografia camerale (Rome, Italy) (contributor)
Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.; From an unidentified edition of Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Ou Nouvelle Collection De Toutes Les Relations De Voyages Par Mer Et Par Terre; From L'Histoire general des voyages "Tom. VII, No. 8."; Shows all of Europe, and the northern parts of Africa and Asia.
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
Prime meridian: Cape Verde; Borders include scales of latitude and longitude.; Watermark; Plate mark visible.; Pictorial cartouche at lower right surrounds the title statement, and depicts a large tent, a native chief smoking a pipe, a man holding a camel on a rope, a smaller tent, and plants.; Large cartouche on left side is topped with a Christian symbol, and contains text by Coronelli.
Coronelli (publisher)
Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; Issued in La geografia di Claudio Tolomeo alessandrino.; On verso: Descrittione dell' Asia; In upper left margin: Descrittione dell' Asia.; In upper right margin: Libro Terzo: 120.; Title at top outside neat line "Calecut Nuova Tavola".; Based upon Gastaldi's miniature map of 1548.
Ruscelli, Girolamo, -approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.; Rosaccio, Giuseppe, approximately 1530-approximately 1620. (contributor)
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