Ukraine and East Russia - - Sebastian Munster circa 1540-1552
Title: Tabvla Asiae II
Publication: Ptolemy's Geographia
Date: c. 1540-1552
Description: TABVLA ASIAE II , 320/321, by Sebastian Munster. Map of Ptolemaic Ukraine and Russia first published in Munster's edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' in 1540. Decorative title cartouche. 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, slight rubbing to bottom centre fold.
Image size: 270 x 345mm
11 x 13 " approx.
Order No. 2742