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Tabula noua partis Africæ

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Description
Covers Africa south of the equator. Relief shown pictorially. Watermark: Bunch of grapes. On verso: 39. From: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae enarrationis ... Prostant Lugduni [Lyon] : Apud Hugonem à Porta, 1541. Colophon: Excudebat Gaspar Trechsel Viennae. Lorenz Fries "worked with the Strasbourg printer J. Grüninger on a new edition of Ptolemy's Geographia (with woodcut maps reduced from M. Waldseemüller), Strasbourg, 1522 (the maps were re-used in versions edited by W. Pirkheimer, published Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, Nuremberg, J. Koberger 1525, Lyons, M. & G. Trechsel 1535, Lyons, G. Trechsel 1541, etc."--Tooley's dictionary of mapmakers, vol. 2, p. 113.
Publisher
[Lyon : Gaspar Trechsel, 1541]
Place(s)
Africa, Southern
Subject(s)
Africa, Southern—Maps—Early works to 1800
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Princeton
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