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Untitled [Tabula Primae Europae]

Untitled [Tabula Primae Europae] : Cl.Ptolemy / M.Waldseemuller

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Martin Waldseemuller's important and scarce Ptolemaic map of the British Isles (more frequently found in the reduced-size format by Lorenz Fries published from 1522). The map was first published in Waldseemuller's edition of "... Geographiae Opus Novissima ..." (1513) in which, for the first time, the classical Ptolemaic series of maps were displayed with comparable "modern" maps. The woodblock map shows the typically Ptolemaic outline of the British Isles with an elongated south-west and an eastward slanting Scotland. Ireland also appears with an elongated south-west corner and is located too far north. A good example of an iconic map of this outpost of the Roman Empire.
mapmakers: Cl.Ptolemy   M.Waldseemuller
place and date of publication: Strasbourg 1513-1520
medium and colour: woodblock, Uncoloured
size in mm: 395 x 570
ref: 37549
literature: Shirley, Early Printed Maps Of The British Isles, 10/13

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