Aphricae tabula I [map].

Author
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Basle : Sebastian Münster, 1540?]
Description
  • Scale not given. (W 15°04ʹ00ʺ--E 6°47ʹ00ʺ/N 40°00ʹ00ʺ--N 25°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map ; 25 x 32 cm.

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Notes
  • Map of Mauritania; relief shown pictorially.
  • Text within border on verso: Aphricae tabula prima.
  • From "Ptolemy's Geographia edited by Sebastian Münster (Basle, 1540, 1545, 1550, 1552). Woodcut, with place names printed from metal type."
  • "Mountains are overlapping cones, shaded on the west." - Skelton. Decorative printed maps. p. 40. see pl. 5 at end.
Other title(s)
Aphricae tabula prima
OCLC
1340468204
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