Waldseemüller: India
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"Decima Asiae Tabula"

Beautiful and detailed depiction of the Indian subcontinent, one of the earliest maps of this region.

Rare woodcut map, with original colouring (islands), from the "Geographia" by Martin Waldseemüller after Claudius Ptolemy, edited by Georg Übelin, printed and published by Johannes Schott, Strasbourg 1513 (1520)

Sheet size: 43 x 63 cm ; Print size (without title): 36 x 52 cm

A beautiful map, printed on handmade paper, with wide margins, common centrefold, altogether in perfect condition.
Ref: Karrow 80/23

€ 6.900,-