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19th-century engraving of a Arabic Mappa Mundi held by the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

The map shows a classic Mappa Mundi layout, with a somewhat well-defined Mediterannean and Near East Region, but increasingly erroneous cartography further away. Many fantastic representations are shown, including the sources of the Nile, a foreshortened East Asia, and a wonderfully curved Europe. Many of the world's rivers are named. The three continents are surrounded by a "gloomy ocean," itself ringed by mountains.

This map was published by Francesco Marmocchi in Florence in 1838.

Condition Description
Original hand-color. Very scant soiling. Binding tab at top.