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"Jobi Ludolfi: Habessinia Seu Abassia Presbyteri Johannis Regio Perperam Dicta Ad Exemplum Tab. Chorographicae P.Balth.Tellezii ...". A decorative and copiously illustrated map of Abyssinia and the Kingdom of Prester John - part of present-day Egypt, Ethiopia and Eritrea. The map is populated with camels, elephants, crocdiles, rhinos and other indigenous creatures.
Jobi Ludolfus (1624-1704) was a German scholar and historian, specialising in Abyssinia (Ethiopia). His map is published here by Schenk and Valk with most attractive original colour. Minor centrefold restoration.
region: Maps of Eastern Africa
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1683
medium and colour: Copperplate, Original Colourref: 29696
size in mm: 430 x 540
Price: £ 520
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