"Tabula I Aphri.", Ptolemy
Subject: Northwestern Africa
Period: 1525 (published)
Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Geographicae…
Color: Black & White
18 x 12.5 inches
45.7 x 31.8 cm
Fine Ptolemaic map of Northwestern Africa with large rivers, convoluted mountain ranges and the locations of ancient cities. The title is contained in a ribbon outside the top border. The Latin text on verso include woodblock illustrations. This is from the fourth Strassbourg edition published by Johannes Guninger.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara (Nordenskiold) #208.
Good impression. Couple of spots in blank margins, two just touching neatlines. Old paper repairs on short fold separations in blank margins.