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Number: 3705
Continent: Africa
Region: East
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Year of Origin: 1598
Title: Presbiteri Iohannis sive Abissinor Imperii Descriptio,
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Language: Latin
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Size Class.: Small
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Publisher: Pietro Maria Marchetti
Other Contributors: Abraham Ortelius
Philip Galle
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Notes: [PENDING OLD WORLD] Pietro Maria Marchetti produced the second pocket atlas based on Abraham Ortelius' folio Theatrum. It is often referred to as the plagiarized version of the Epitome. The copper plates are closely copied from those of Philip Galle's 1593 Italian edition. Reference: King (2nd ed.) pp. 78-79
Last updated: Jul 14, 2020