Waldseemüller: Upper Rhine
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Claudius Ptolemy – Martin Waldseemüller – Geographia – Upper Rhine
“TABULA NOVA PARTICULARIS PROVINCIE RHENI SUPERIORIS“
Map of the Upper Rhine with parts of the Black Forest, Alsace and Vosges mountains depicted in westward orientation.
Original coloured woodcut map from the supplement of the “Geographia“ by Martin Waldseemüller after Claudius Ptolemy, edited by Georg Übelin, printed and published by Johannes Schott, Strasbourg 1513.
Sheet size: 47 cm x 64 cm; Map size: 33 cm x 54 cm
A beautiful and detailed map of the Rhine valley, where Waldseemüller lived and worked. Printed on handmade paper with wide margins, common centrefold, altogether in excellent condition. Rare!