Ancient Ages Asia Minor Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family

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Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family

Short Title:

Ancient Asia Minor

Full Title:

Asiae Minoris, Mappa Generalis ad Caesarum tempus. Ramon Alabern lo g°.


Coleccion De Mapas Geograficos, Antiguos Y Modernos Del Acreditado Tardieu Y Otros Autores Clasicos, Publicada Por Los Redactores Del Diccionario Geografico Universal En El Ano 1835. Barcelona, En La Libreria de Jose Torner, calle del Pegomi num. 4, Donde tambien se hassa el Diccionario. This collection of maps published in 1835 was created by Domingo Estruc, Pablo Alabern and Ramon Alabern (son of Pablo) for Barcelona Publisher, Jose Torner's, Diccionario Geografico Universal (1830–1834). Ramon Alabern is often credited with creating the first Spanish Daguerreotype on 10 November, 1839. Estruc is famous for his very rare and highly detailed 1835 map of Cuba requiring 18 separate steel plates with an overall measurement of 12ft. by 5ft.

Size of Map:

29 x 42.5 cm. approximately (11.5 x 16.75 in.)


Hand colored country and regional borders. Presents Asia Minor at the time of Imperial Rome with Latin names of cities, mountain ranges, bodies of water (including the Internum Mare- modern Mediterranean Sea, Aegaeum Mare - modern Aegian Sea) and geographic relief. Ancient distance scales at bottom outside of border. Fine condition with Fine plate marking. Small tear on edge outside plate mark.


Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol.. (A – D), pg. 15; Vol. (Q – Z) ,  pg. 284; Phillips, Vol. IV, 4318 (29);

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