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Libyae Interioris Pars

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Libyae Interioris Pars : Cl. Ptolemy / L. Fries

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A scarce and very early version of Claudius Ptolemy's map of north eastern Africa and Egypt to the Red Sea. Lorenz Fries version of the "Geographia" copied the cartography of Martin Waldseemuller's atlas where the classical concepts of ancient geography were set against the latest maps of newly discovered and redefined parts of the world. Minor repairs to lower blank margin.
mapmakers: Cl. Ptolemy   L. Fries  
place and date of publication: Lyons 1522-1535
medium and colour: woodblock, Uncoloured
size in mm: 300 by 460mm (11.75 by 18 inches).
ref: 21676

Price: £ 260

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