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FRIES, L. - Tabu. Nova Orbis / Diefert Situs Orbis Hydrographorum Ab Eo Quem Ptolomeus Posuit.
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Tabu. Nova Orbis / Diefert Situs Orbis Hydrographorum Ab Eo Quem Ptolomeus Posuit. - FRIES, L.
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Title : Tabu. Nova Orbis / Diefert Situs Orbis Hydrographorum Ab Eo Quem Ptolomeus Posuit..
Map maker : FRIES, L..
Date : Lyon, 1535.
Size : 11.1 x 18.0 inches. / 28.1 x 45.7 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.
Description :The second 'modern' world map of Laurent Fries. 'This map is one of the earliest world maps available to a collector, and is an unsophisticated but attractive rendering of what was generally known of the world at that time' (Shirley).
From the 1535 Lyon edition of Ptolemy's Geographia edited by M. Servetus and published by M. and G. Trechsel, printed from the 1522 woodblocks of the first Fries edition. The map is a reduced version of the corresponding map in Waldseemuller's atlas of 1513. Fries has added five kings, representing the kingdoms of Russia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Taprobana (Sri Lanka) and Mursuli. Also a drawing of an elephant or a mammoth was placed close to Greenland, which does not appear on the Waldseemuller map. Parts of the Americas are shown at the very west of the map.
Condition : Slight brown stain, centerfold backed, a very good copy.
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