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Antique maps > asia > central asia > Antique map of Afghanistan & Pakistan by C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries
Tabula Nona Asiae continentur, Aria, Paropanisadae, Drangiana, Arachosia, & Gedrosia. - C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries, 1541.
Ptolemaic map of Afghanistan and Pakistan after Waldseemüller.
Title from verso.
Size: 30.5 x 28cm (11.9 x 10.8 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition Rating: A+
References: Karrow, 28/24.
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.
Item number: 22567
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