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Antique maps > europe > northern europe > Antique map of Scandinavia by C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries
Norbegia & Gottia - C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries, 1541.
Map of Scandinavia, oriented to the North
First edition: 1522
Size: 30.5 x 44cm (11.9 x 17.2 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Small reinforcement at centrefold.
Condition Rating: A
References: Karrow, 28/35; Ginsberg (Scandinavia), 6.
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: 13160
Price: 2200 Euro
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