Antique Trapezoidal Projection of the Ganges and Himalaya Range in India

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Antique map titled 'Tabula Asiae X'. This Ptolemaic map on a trapezoidal projection is centered on India with recognizable river systems, but completely lacking the sub-continental shape of the landmass. The top of a large unnamed Sri Lanka appears at bottom. Latin text on verso. This map originates from 'Geographia Cl. Ptolemaei Alexandrini (..)'.

Condition: Good. Very good, given age. General age-related toning. Original folding line, minor wear and foxing. Latin text on verso. Please study images carefully.

Date: c.1561

Overall size: 31.5x 23 cm.