1541 Fries - Tabula nova Italiae
Beautiful 1541 woodcut Ptolemaic map of Italy
Tabula nova Italiae
Laurent Fries, Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini geographicae enarrationis libri octo
26.5 x 33.2 cm (10.4 x 13.1 in)
Ptolemaic map of Italy with Corsica, Sardinia, and part of Sicily. Presents major rivers and mountain ranges, including the Alps.
Nice, heavy paper watermarked with a bunch of grapes.
Ample margins, very small hole in centerfold, some reinforcement along the centerfold.
Borri, L'Italia nelle antiche carte dal medioevo all'unita nazionale, figure 26, image 42.