Middle East Holy Land Israel Palestine Syria Arabia 1579 Petri miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Asia, Middle East, Holy Land, Israel, Palestine, Syria, Arabia, Mesopotamia).
Issued 1579, Basel by Henri Petri for Pomponii Malae de Orbis Situ.
Charming and quite rare 16th century woodblock miniature map. Note the sailing ships.
Remains a nice looking example with a pleasing age patina. Any age flaws mostly minor and easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 6" H x 7 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 5" H x 5 1/2" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 3.