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Aphricae tabula I

Author(s)
Description
Map of Mauritania; relief shown pictorially. Text within border on verso: Aphricae tabula prima. From "Ptolemy's Geographia edited by Sebastian Münster (Basle, 1540, 1545, 1550, 1552). Woodcut, with place names printed from metal type." "Mountains are overlapping cones, shaded on the west." - Skelton. Decorative printed maps. p. 40. see pl. 5 at end.
Publisher
[Basle : Sebastian Münster, 1540?]
Place(s)
Africa, North and Mauritania
Subject(s)
Africa, North—Maps and Mauritania—Maps
Held by
Princeton
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