1525 – L. Fries – Tabula VIII Europae


Title:                      “Tabula .VIII. Europae

Rare Ptolemaic map of eastern Europe, after Martin Waldseemüller. It includes a portion of Scandinavia, Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine and Russia, stretching from the Swedish island of Gotland to the Black Sea. Latin text on verso.

Comes from the book “Opus Geographiae…” cartographer Lorenz Fries, verso designed by Albrecht Dürer, published by J. Grüninger in Strasbourg, 1525.

Cartographer:     Lorenz Fries (1485 – 1532)
Sheet size:           52,0 x 39,3 cm
Year:                      1525
Technique:           woodcut

Very good, original condition, no restorations. Watermarked paper. Few lightly waterstained areas in margin.

This is an original antique map published in 1525 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


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