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PTOLEMY,C./ FRIES,L. - World map.

PTOLEMY,C./ FRIES,L. - World map.
World map. - PTOLEMY,C./ FRIES,L.
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Title : World map..
Map maker : PTOLEMY,C./ FRIES,L..
Date : Strassburg, 1525.
Size : 11.6 x 18.1 inches. / 29.5 x 46.0 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :This is the Ptolemaic map of the world. It is a reduced copy of Waldseemullers map, although Fries has inserted a northern coastline for Scandinavia outside the map border. Otherwise, the map is typically Ptolemaic, with Scotland orientated west to east, and Southern Africa and the Far East omitted. The map is contained within a boldly cut decorative frame, illustrating the traditional windheads with their Latin names.
Shirley, World 47: Nordenskiold, plate 24.
Condition : A nice and impression, in very good condition.

ID: 90772

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