1541 Fries - Europae tabula sexta continet italiam

SOLD: 1541 Ptolemaic map of Italy by Laurent Fries

Title:

Europae tabula sexta continet italiam

Map maker:

Laurent Fries, Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini geographicae enarrationis libri octo

Place and Year:

Vienne, 1541

Dimensions:

41.5 x 24 cm (16.4 x 9.4 in)

Technique:

Woodblock printing

Coloring:

Hand colored

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Ptolemaic map of Italy with Corsica, and parts of Sardinia and Sicily. The map depicts major rivers and mountain ranges, including the Alps and Apennines, both of which are executed using hachures.

CONDITION NOTES

Minimal restoration to the centerfold.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00198

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