"Tabula X Asiae", Ptolemy/Fries
Period: 1522 (published)
Publication: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae…
Color: Black & White
19 x 11.5 inches
48.3 x 29.2 cm
A nice example of this early and desirable Ptolemaic map of India, which is depicted in a distorted form with a severely truncated peninsula. The map presents the mountains, rivers and places compiled by the Alexandrian geographer, which though crude and confusing, is a remarkable view of the region between the deltas of the Indus and Ganges Rivers, both of which are shown. The title is contained in a banner in the top margin.
There is some minor uneven toning.