Orbis typus universalis iuxta hydrographorum traditionem exactissime depicta 1522 L.F


Orbis typus universalis iuxta hydrographorum traditionem exactissime depicta 1522 L.F

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Title:
Orbis typus universalis iuxta hydrographorum traditionem exactissime depicta 1522 L.F
Creator:
Fries, Lorenz, ca. 1490-1531
Creator:
Ptolemy, 2nd cent
Creator:
Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1519
Creator:
Grüninger, Johann, d. 1532?
Creator:
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
Creator:
Regiomontanus, Joannes, 1436-1476
Date:
1525
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Eastern Hemisphere--Maps--Early works to 1800
Publisher:
Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus
Notes:
Map of the eastern hemisphere showing Europe, Asia, Africa, and part of South America.
Reduced version of the corresponding map in Waldseemüller's atlas of 1513.
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes names of places and natural features.
Fries' map is the first world map in an edition of Ptolemy to include the name America.
Appears in the author's Geographia, translated by Willibald Pirckheimer, with annotations by Joannes Regiomontanus. Argentoragi [i.e. Strasbourg] : Iohannes Grieningerus, communibus Iohannis Koberger impensis excudebat, anno a Christi Natiuitate 1525 tertio Kal[endas] Apriles.
Text in Latin.
Cataloging, conservation, and digitization made possible in part by The National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Atlas scanned by Internet Archive http://archive.org/details/claudiiptolemaei00ptol
Extent:
1 map ; 28 x 45 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:80,000,000]
Language:
Latin
Identifier:
06_01_008021
Call #:
G1005 .P7 1525
Barcode:
30000003788994
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