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Antique maps > asia > india - ceylon > Antique map of southern Asia by Ptolemy - Fries.
Tabula nova utriusque Indiae. - C. Ptolemeus - L. Fries, 1541.
Map of southern Asia with the Indian Ocean, India and the Indochinese peninsula, after Waldseemüller.
Size: 29.5 x 44.5cm (11.5 x 17.2 inches)
Verso text: Latin
Condition: Small repairs at lower corners (outside the image), small stitch holes at centre filled, washed and flattened.
Condition Rating: B
References: Karrow, 28/44.
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: 13658
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