France - Tabvla Galliae by Sebastian Munster - circa 1540-1552
Title: TABVLA GALLIAE , 106/107, by Sebastian Munster
Publication: Ptolemy's 'Geographia'
Date: c. 1540-1552
Description: Map of Ptolemaic France first published in Munster's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' in 1540. Presented on a trapezoidal projection with parallels and meridians which are forerunners of lines of longitude and latitude, enumerated in the borders. Major towns are named and rivers included, but not accurately located. Latin text verso.
Condition: Good, bold imprint, folding copy, minor rubbing to centrefold.
Image size: 270 x 345mm
11 x 13 " approx.
Order No. 2743