Lot 506 of 576:
Ptolemaic map of Arabia 1522  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$660
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Tabula VI Asiae

Author:
Fries, Lorenz

Place:
Strassbourg

Publisher:

Date:
1522-1535

Description:

Woodcut map, hand-colored. 27.5x43.5 cm (10¾x17").

The sixth map in Lorenz Fries' edition of the Geographia of Claudius Ptolemy, comprising the Arabian Peninsula and Persian Sea. Latin text and woodcut ornamental pillars on verso.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A bit of darkening along centerfold, light stain in the Indian Ocean; very good, an attractive map.


 
Item number:
271948
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