A very rare antique map of the World according to the Greek philosopher Posidonius. According to Posidonius the world was in the shape of a sling. The map also has the additional descriptive text page. Geographia vetus ex antiques, et Melioris notae scriptoribus nuper collecta. Page size 23 x 18.7 cm.
Map has some browning and staining but engravings are clear, small worm holes near Caspian Sea. Text page has more tears and some holes. Text in Latin and Greek. The item "1628 BERTIUS Atlas TAVERNIER map Posidonius Ancient World Sling map POSIDONII" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".The seller is "maklize" and is located in Birmingham, West Midlands. This item can be shipped worldwide.