Auction 107, Lot 470

"[Title on Verso] Tabula Octava Asiae Continet Scythiam extra Imaum montem, & Sericam", Ptolemy/Fries

Subject: Asia - Central

Period: 1541 (published)

Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.5 x 12 inches
39.4 x 30.5 cm

Woodblock map illustrating the Ptolemaic concept of the region of ancient Schytia Extra in a trapezoidal projection. The map is reduced from Martin Waldseemuller's map. Title is on verso.

References: Mickwitz II #211-22.

Condition: B

Toned on centerfold with a couple of small spots.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004

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