Tabula Secunda Europe (Spain & Portugal)
$4000 / ≈ €3477
This Ptolemaic map comes from the first so called 'Modern Atlas' by the most famous of all early sixteenth-century cosmographers Martin Waldseemüller.
One of the earliest obtainable maps of the region.
The Atlas is titled GEOGRAPHIE OPUS NOVISSIMA TRADUCTIONE E GRECORUM ARCHETYPIS and was published by Johannes Schott in Strasburg 1513 and is one of the most important edition of Ptolemy Atlases.
It was Waldseemüller who attached his friend Amerigo [Vespucci ] name to the New World or the ‘India’ discovered by Columbus.
Read more about Ptolemy and Waldseemüller.
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