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ISLAMIC MECCA-CENTRED WORLD MAP--A rare and important Safavid brass world map from Isfahan [International Instrument Checklist the finely-engraved circular map plate with a centrally-pivoted brass diametrical rule rotating over it, wit
Venice Piri Reis was a century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which contains detailed information on navigation as well as extremely accurate charts describing the importa