1541 Fries - Tabula nova Italiae

Beautiful 1541 woodcut Ptolemaic map of Italy

Title:

Tabula nova Italiae

Map maker:

Laurent Fries, Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini geographicae enarrationis libri octo

Place and Year:

Vienne, 1541

Dimensions:

26.5 x 33.2 cm (10.4 x 13.1 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG+

1,900.00
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DETAILS

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.

CONDITION NOTES

Ample margins, very small hole in centerfold, some reinforcement along the centerfold.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00037

REFERENCES

Borri, L'Italia nelle antiche carte dal medioevo all'unita nazionale, figure 26, image 42.

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