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Old, antique map of Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, Bosphorus by C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries

Item number:22551
Category:Antique maps > europe > eastern europe
Price: SOLD

Europae tabula nona continet Iaziges Metanastas, Daciam, Mysiam Superiorem, Mysiam inferiorem, Thraciam & Chersonesum. - C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries, 1541.

Old Ptolemaic map of Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria and Bosphorus after Waldseemüller.

Title from verso.
Size: 30 x 46cm (11.7 x 17.9 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Mint
Condition Rating: A+
References: Karrow, 28/10;.

From: Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini geographicae enarrationis libri octo. Lyon, M. Servetus, 1541. (Karrow, 288/G.3)

The editor of this edition, Michael Villanovus (better known as Servetus), was tried for heresy in 1553. He was burned at the stake, and at Calvin's orders, many copies of Servetus's books, including this one, followed him into the flames.

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