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Old antique map of Southeast Asia, by Lorenz Fries.

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Tabula Undecima Asiae continet Indiam extra Gangem, & Synarum regionem. - Lorenz Fries, 1541.


Old Ptolemaic map of Southeast Asia, by Lorenz Fries, after Martin Waldseemüller.

Date of the first edition: 1522
Date of this map: 1541

Woodcut, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 28 x 31.5cm (11 x 12.2 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Mint
Condition Rating: A+
References: Karrow, 28/26.

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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