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CATALAN CATALONIAN WORLD MAP 1375 by Abraham Cresques - Majorcan Jewish Cartographers | Facsimile Edition: 6 real-size diptychs and a commentary volume by Ebrisa in 1983 | Mappa Mundi
Ebrisa, 1983. Like-new facsimile edition of the Catalan World Map attributed to Abraham Cresques in 1375, the most relevant cartographer belonging to the Jewish Majorcan School. This ultra-realistic edition was made in 1983 by Ebrisa and comprises six real-size diptychs measuring a total of 25.5" x 118" besides a cloth bound 90-pages commentary volume available in Spanish though this atlas has been studied in several books in English dealing with great maps and atlases. One of the most illuminated atlases, reflecting Medieval History and legends, depicting Gog and Magog, the Antichrist, Queen of Sheba, Noah's Ark, several One Thousand and One Nights tales, Marco Polo and many more other characters and stories. One of the most iconic atlases ever housed in the Bibliothe?que Nationale de Pari?s with code "Espagnol 30". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MOLEIRO [Coral Gables, FL, U.S.A.]
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