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1522 01a044.jpg

1522 01a044.jpg

FRIES, Laurent.
Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem Exactissime Depicta 1522. L.F.
Strassburg, 1522. 315 x 480.
Overall good condition with minor stain to lower centrefold.
This the first of two modern world maps from the atlas of 1522 is the work of Laurent Fries, unlike many of the other maps copied from the 1513 edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' which were drawn by Martin Waldseemüller. SHIRLEY: 48. Plate 47.