Aphricae tabula II [map].

Author
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Basle : Sebastian Münster, 1540]
Description
  • (E 6°33ʹ00ʺ--E 25°37ʹ00ʺ/N 39°00ʹ00ʺ--N 25°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 25 x 32 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Donor
Library of Congress genre
Maps [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
MapsAfrica, North1540 [Browse]
Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Text within border on verso: Secunda Aphricae tabula.
  • From "Ptolemy's Geographia edited by Sebastian Münster (Basle, 1540, 1545, 1550, 1552). Woodcut, with place names printed from metal type. The Ptolemaic map (Secunda Tabula Africae) with a lively picture of St. Paul's shipwreck added."
  • "Mountains are overlapping cones, shaded on the west." - Skelton. Decorative printed maps. p. 40. see pl. 5 at end.
  • Historic Maps copy lacks numbers in top corners, as described by Norwich.
Source acquisition
Historic Maps copy is gift of Robert A. McCabe, Princeton Class of 1956.
References
Norwich, O.I. Norwich's maps of Africa 289
Other title(s)
Secunda Aphricae tabula
OCLC
63051940
Other views
Staff view

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