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Pomponius Mela’s “De Situ Orbis” was one of the classical texts on geography along with the more famous Ptolemy “Geografia”. This edition by the publisher Heinrich Petri included a series of small maps. This one covers Egypt with the Arabian peninsula. Shirley BL Atlases G.Mela 1c no. 5.
MELA, Pomponius


Basle, 1564
140 x 155 mm., in fine condition.
Stock number: 4407


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