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untitled but verso Tabula V Asiae

untitled but verso Tabula V Asiae : C. Ptolemy / L. Fries

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This attractive map appeared in the Lorenz Fries' edition of Ptolemy's "Geographia" edited by Michael Servetus and published in Lyon. Ptolemy's cartographic tabulations of Roman times were recreated as maps around 1400 and defined the world as known around 100 AD. This map, the fifth of the Asia maps, shows the area from Mesopotamia, Armenia and the Gulf, to the Caspian and Carmania - present-day Iran. Minor and indiscernible repairs to old centrefold wear but a pleasing example of the earliest representation of the region.
mapmakers: C. Ptolemy   L. Fries  
place and date of publication: Lyon 1522-1535
medium and colour: Woodblock, Coloured
size in mm: 305 by 500mm (12 by 19.75 inches).
ref: 39814

Price: £ 600

 
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