Auction 107, Lot 492

"[Tabula Undecima Asiae continet Indiam extra Gangem, & Synarum regionem]", Waldseemuller/Fries

Subject: Southern Asia

Period: 1541 (published)

Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae

Color: Black & White

16 x 11.2 inches
40.6 x 28.4 cm

Woodblock map illustrating the Ptolemaic concept of Malaya and Indochina, labeled India Extra Gangem or India beyond the Ganges. The map is drawn on a revised conical projection - set in a trapezoidal frame and is a reduced version Martin Waldseemuller's map. Title is on verso.

References: Mickwitz II #211-25.

Condition: B

Slight toning on centerfold.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2004