"[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
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.
Toned on centerfold with a couple of small spots.