1541 Fries - Tabula Nova Siciliae, Sardiniae & Corsicae
SOLD: Bright 1541 Ptolemaic map of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica
Tabula Nova Siciliae, Sardiniae & Corsicae
Laurent Fries, Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae…
40.2 x 27.7 cm (15.8 x 10.9 in)
This map depicts the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily, with an outline of southern Italy. Numerous small towns are labeled on each island, and a flaming Mt. Etna is depicted in Sicily.
This edition was printed by Melchior and Gaspar Trechsel, and edited by Michael Servetus.
Verso text: blank.
A clean and bright example on paper with a grape bunch watermark and professional repairs to two short centerfold separations in the blank margins.
Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #211-35.